Caldwell asks FDA to make generic pain pills harder to abuse

Baton Rouge – Generic versions of popular pain relievers must be made harder to abuse, Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell and 47 other state and territorial attorneys general told federal officials in a letter sent today by the National Association of Attorneys General.

The letter encourages the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to adopt standards requiring manufacturers and marketers of generic prescription painkillers to develop tamper- and abuse-resistant versions of their products.

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