Pros and Cons of “Super Painkillers”

A “super painkiller,” being tested by Zogenix and at least three other companies, is a new drug containing pure hydrocodone that is up to 10 times stronger than Vicodin. The new painkiller is called Zohydro (hydrocodone). The drug is an oral, single-entity (without acetaminophen) extended-release opioid analgesic for around-the-clock management of moderate to severe chronic […]