The FDA has said, in the words of Amy Winehouse, "No, no, no!" when it comes to the alarmingly addictive drugs, Vicodin and Percocet. Sounds good to me. I started out my career as a communicator by working for Cigna Healtchare, in their call center, way back in the mid 1990's. I took a call one day from an individual claiming to be a big time radio personality in the Valley of the Sun, that's Phoenix, AZ., begging me to call his primary care physician or pharmacist to release Percocet to him. I was 23 at the time.
You can imagine what I was thinking. The truth is that I had no idea what Percocet was, but after talking to a couple of older individuals on my team, I quickly found out that the stuff was worse thatn drug I had heard of growing up. So, I told the poor fella no and went on with my day.
Good job, FDA. Too bad it's happening so late.