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  • Opioid Information Series – HYDROCODONE

    It has been said that the “pen is mightier than the sword.”  Given the number of pens feverishly writing out hydrocodone prescriptions in our nation, I would say I have to agree.  The volume is staggering.  The U.S. consumes more hydrocodone than all other nations combined.  Some reports...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • A Nightmare on Pharmacy Street: Vicodin CII?

    Don’t fall asleep on January 24 or 25, because the FDA may be brewing up the biggest nightmare to hit retail pharmacy since the drive-through window.  A meeting of the FDA Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (DSaRM) is scheduled to discuss the possibility of moving Vicodin (and all...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Bill would make Hydrocodone products Schedule II

    A bill recently passed by the U.S. Senate and on its way to the House has an amendment tucked deep down inside that would make all hydrocodone products a Schedule II controlled substance.  Vicodin schedule II?  Lortab schedule II?  Really?  This is a bad idea.  I mean REALLY bad. The primary bill...

    Author : Jason Poquette