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FDA Approves New Abuse-Resistant Hydrocodone

According to CBS News, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first hydrocone designed to resist abuse. Purdue Pharma’s Hysingla ER is a once-daily tablet that is resistant to various abuse forms such as snorting, injecting, or dissolving. FDA officials plan to monitor abuse rates with existing drugs and the new Hysingla ER to determine its efficacy.

Read the article published by CBS News.