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FDA taking firm stance on hydrocodone
U.S. - The FDA is getting tougher on prescription drugs containing hydrocodone.
The agency said that drugs containing the material should be subject to the same restrictions as narcotics such as oxycodone and morphine.
The highly-addictive painkiller is now the most widely-prescribed drug in the country.
The change could affect how patients receive their medications in the future.