Childhood obesity is becoming an epidemic. According to the CDC, obesity in children has more than doubled in the past 30 years and has quadrupled in adolescents over the same time period.
“The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has reclassified hydrocodone combination products (Norco, Vicodin, Lortab) as Schedule II controlled substances. After 6 October, the law mandates the following changes:
The DEA also changes tramadol (Ultram) from the noncontrolled class of drugs to a Schedule IV medication.
Please discuss any questions that you have regarding these medications with your physician.