College of Psychology: Faculty Articles

Title

Changes in prevalence of prescription opioid abuse after introduction of an abuse-deterrent opioid formulation

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2014

Keywords

Abuse Deterrent Formulation, Tamper-Resistant Formulation, Prescription Opioid Abuse, Oxycodone, Oxymorphone, NAVIPPRO

Publication Title

Pain Medicine

ISSN

1526-4637

Volume

15

Issue/No.

3

Abstract

The reformulation of oxycodone hydrochloride controlled-release (CR) tablets in August 2010 created a natural experiment at a national scale, providing an opportunity to evaluate patterns of abuse of prescription opioids and other drugs before and after introduction of this abuse-deterrent formulation (ADF).

DOI

10.1111/pme.12295