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2019 Apr

Value Health



Impact of Abuse Deterrent Formulations of Opioids in Patients With Chronic Pain in the United States: A Cost-Effectiveness Model.


Kumar VM, Agboola F, Synnott PG, Segel C, Webb M, Ollendorf DA, Banken R, Chapman RH
Value Health. 2019 Apr; 22(4):416-422.
PMID: 30975392.


Opioid abuse is a significant public health problem in the United States. We evaluate the clinical effectiveness and economic impact of abuse-deterrent formulations (ADF) of opioids relative to non-ADF opioids in preventing abuse.