Take Vicodin? America’s most popular narcotic pain pill will soon be harder to get if the FDA has its way. Yet doctors and others have fought tighter control over prescribing this addictive and often abused medication. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida disagrees, and explains why he thinks the new rules are good ones.
An armed robber thought he’d gotten away with some prescription drugs, but a quick-thinking customer saw the crime ending differently.
Access to a powerful drug that can stop drug overdoses could be expanded in Colorado.
Emergency room doctors in the Denver metro area are cracking down on how they disperse prescription painkillers.
Police in Lone Tree are looking for a pharmacy thief wanted for stealing $12,000 worth of narcotics.
A Denver doctor who pleaded guilty to obtaining thousands of generic Vicodin and generic Ambien pills by using aliases has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation.
A man with gun robbed a pharmacy on Tuesday and police in two metro departments are now investigating similar crimes. It appears the thief is looking for a particular prescription.
Police in Wheat Ridge are hoping someone recognizes a man they call “the hooded pain med bandit.”