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Abuse Deterrent Oxycontin

New England Journal of Medicine Surprise: 'Abuse-Deterrent' OxyContin Linked With Increase in Heroin Use

Meghan Ralston | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Meghan Ralston

It turns out that making one particular drug harder to abuse does not suddenly cause a drug-free life for people addicted to OxyContin. If only it were that simple, but it's not.