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Medicine: Painkiller / Zohydro #1010917

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 01, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(New York: Ron Claiborne) The concerns about a powerful new painkilling drug, Zohydro††, examined; statement from drug developer Zogenix about the drug's potential quoted. [Kelly AMSPRACHER‡- describes her migraine pain.] [Physicians for Responsible Oploid Prescribing Dr. Andrew KOLODNY†- worries about the dangers for overdose or addiction.] The surge in pharmacy break-ins noted; scenes shown from the site of a Long Island murder. The safeguards if the drug is FDA approved discussed.

Muir, David;
Claiborne, Ron

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