FDA Bans Generic Original OxyContin: New Form Of Painkiller Will Be Abuse-Resistant - Presented by: The Aol. On Network

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that they will not approve any generic versions of the original form of the widely abused painkiller OxyContin.In April of 2010 the FDA approved Purdue Pharma's reformulated version of the drug that is resistant to chewing, crushing, breaking, or dissolving in water.OxyContin is one of the most powerful and abused painkillers on the market.The original form can be snorted, injected, or smoked to produce a quick high.According to the Centers f



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