Private clinics in Bahrain have been banned from obtaining, stocking and dispensing narcotic painkillers, said a top official.
Patients would now have to go through Bahrain's main hospital to be prescribed the drugs, Dr Baha E
Bahrain has banned the use of the painkilling drug, Distalgesic, health officials have declared.
The move follows the US Food and Drug Administration barring the drug after revelations it had a negative effect on blood vessels and could le
US government advisers have urged regulators to reject an experimental painkiller from King Pharmaceuticals and Acura Pharmaceuticals.
The Acurox pill was designed to discourage abuse by adding the vitamin niacin to the painkiller oxycodon