FDA Announces New Guidelines for Hydrocodone

Published 08/22 2014 05:46PM

Updated 08/22 2014 05:47PM

One of the nations most popular prescription pain medications will now become harder to get.

The Food and Drug Administration announced today medications containing hydrocodone with Tylenol now must follow stricter prescribing guidelines.

Meteorologist Joe Bird, who worked in a pharmacy for nearly 14 years, talks about these new federal standards with Tina Stein.

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