They say they fear that Zohydro -- especially at higher doses -- will amplify already-rising overdose
"This could be the next OxyContin," says a petition on Change.org asking the FDA to reconsider.
Report: States failing to curb prescription abuse
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription opioid death
s more than quadrupled since 1999 -- there were 4,030 death
s involving the drugs in 1999, compared with 16,651 in 2010.