Zogenix is headquartered in San Diego. The pharmaceutical maker is one of at least four companies working on purer, more powerful versions of the nation's second most-abused medicine, hydrocodone, a trend that has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new round of abuse.
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published Monday, December 26th, 2011
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NEW YORK — Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation’s second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse.