OxyContin, shown here in 80 mg pills, is a narcotic analgesic for moderate to severe pain. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued strong warnings about the combined use of opioid medications with benzodiazepines, anti-anxiety medications.
OxyContin, shown here in 80 mg pills, is a narcotic analgesic for moderate to severe pain. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued strong warnings about the combined use of opioid medications with benzodiazepines, anti-anxiety medications. Liz O. Baylen Los Angeles Times
OxyContin, shown here in 80 mg pills, is a narcotic analgesic for moderate to severe pain. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued strong warnings about the combined use of opioid medications with benzodiazepines, anti-anxiety medications. Liz O. Baylen Los Angeles Times

Drugmakers targeted Washington in early fight against domino effect of state opioid limits

September 18, 2016 5:00 AM