It looks like they are going to raise this drug from a C-III to a C-II making it more difficult for people to obtain it. You need a hard copy script for C-II. No refills can be given on a C-II. See below:
FDA Panel Votes for Tighter Controls on Vicodin SILVER SPRING, Md. -- An FDA advisory committee has voted 19 to 10 in favor of moving hydrocodone combination products such as Vicodin, Lortab, and Norco into the more restrictive schedule II category of controlled substances.