Yesterday, US health regulators announced that they will not approve a generic version of OxyContin. In addition, the FDA approved new labeling for reformulated OxyContin stating that the formulation has abuse-deterrent properties that make it difficult to crush the tablet for snorting or injecting. Do you think the new abuse-deterrent labeling will affect the drug-abuse epidemic? How do you feel about the FDA not approving generic OxyContin?
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