Month: September 2012

Change in prescription opioid abuse after introduction of an abuse deterrent formulation

Theresa A. Cassidy, MPH, Emily C. McNaughton, MPH , Stephen F. Butler, PhD, Simon H. Budman, PhD Presented at PAINWeek 2012 See our poster for “Change in prescription opioid abuse after introduction of an abuse deterrent formulation” here Abstract OBJECTIVE: The reformulation of oxycodone hydrochloride controlled-release (CR) tablets in August 2010 created a natural experiment… Read more »

Differences in rates of abuse and routes of administration for original and reformulated extended-release oxycodone among individuals assessed for substance abuse

S.F. Butler, H. Chilcoat, T.A. Cassidy, R.A. Black, C. Landau, S.H. Budman, P. Coplan Presented at IASP Milan 2012 See our poster for “Differences in rates of abuse and routes of administration for original and reformulated extended-release oxycodone among individuals assessed for substance abuse” here Abstract Oxycodone hydrochloride controlled-release, also known as extended-release oxycodone (ER oxycodone),… Read more »