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FDA seeks to limit painkiller in Vicodin, others

U.S. health regulators are requesting a limit on the amount of acetaminophen in prescription pain medicines to curb the risk of liver damage.

The move announced on Thursday aims to limit combination drugs such as the opioids Percocet and Vicodin to 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per pill and calls for them to carry a “black box” warning about potential liver failure. Get the full story »