FDA Pushes For Warning Labels On Prescription Meds

Posted on: 8:36 pm, September 11, 2013, by , updated on: 04:19pm, September 11, 2013

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(Silver Spring, MD) The Food and Drug Administration wants stronger warning labels on prescription painkillers like Oxycontin and Vicodin.

The new label reminds doctors and patients the drugs can be deadly if misused and are only for patients in constant pain.

Abuse of prescription painkillers is up more than 12 percent.