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Ban Is Advised on 2 Top Pills for Pain Relief

July 1, 2009By GARDINER HARRISNew York Times ADELPHI, Md. — A federal advisory panel voted narrowly on Tuesday to recommend a ban on Percocet and Vicodin, two of the most popular prescription painkillers in the world, because of their effects on the liver. The two drugs combine a narcotic with acetaminophen, the ingredient found in popular over-the-counter products like Tylenol …

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