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Consumers Desperate For Measures To Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Date:8/21/2014

CINCINNATI, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-one percent of Americans believe the abuse of strong prescription pain medications such as OxyContin is a serious public health and safety issue in the United States, according to findings from a survey released today by Repass & Partners, a Cincinnati based research firm.  

"Americans understand the severity of the prescription medication abuse problem and the need for medical innovation to make progress with this very serious health situation facing our country," Rex Repass, CEO of the survey research firm said.  "More than nine in ten respondents said that developing new technologies to prevent drug abuse is an important key to reducing the abuse crisis and improving health safety in the U.S."  Repass added that two-thirds of Americans also believe prescription opioid based pain medications are abused more often than illegal drugs such as heroin. 

Focusing on more community rehabilitation, stricter regulation of prescribing doctors, and increased law enforcement are not enough to curb the problem, the survey finds.  Nine out of ten (92%) respondents said new techniques to make medications more difficult to abuse are an important step in abuse prevention.  In addition, almost three-quarters of Americans said they would even pay higher costs for these abuse deterrent drugs, according to the survey findings.

Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that drug overdoses in the United States have more than tripled since 1990. Many of these deaths are the result of overdoses of prescription pain and ADHD medications, according to CDC data. 

A common means of abusing these medications is to crush the pills and then inhale or inject the ingredients to get a quick high.  New
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