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U.S. Public and Doctors'* Misperceptions Revealed in National Survey Demonstrate Urgent Need for Increased Opioid Dependence Awareness
Date:6/11/2013

ard Simkin, president of Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals. "Finding new ways to reach those suffering in silence and help them overcome their addiction is at the forefront of everything we do, and the information we've garnered from this survey will serve as a strong cornerstone for our future educational efforts among both the U.S. public and doctors."

Education is critical, as two-thirds of adults (67%) and more than one-third of doctors (35%) still feel like they do not know much about opioid dependence.  In fact, nearly half (44%) of adults and (92%) of doctors associate prescription painkillers with opioid dependence, whereas over half of adults (55%) and over two-in-three doctors (69%) associate heroin with opioid dependence.  For many adults (75%) "dependence" is synonymous with "addiction," while for more than half of doctors (57%) it is not. 

The general public and healthcare community can learn more about opioid dependence, obtain tools to help manage doctor visit conversations, and "find a doctor" in the local area who understands how to treat opioid dependence in a private setting by visiting www.turntohelp.com.

Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, in addition to nine other public and private organizations, also have provided unrestricted funding to the American Society of Addiction Medicine to research public and private payer policies for opioid dependence pharmacotherapies as well as the clinical and cost effectiveness of these medications.  The results of this research will be announced later this month.

About Opioid Dependence
Often stigmatized as bad behavior, poor judgement and weak morals on the part of the patient, opioid dependence is a chronic, relapsing disease caused in part by pervasive changes in the brain's chemistry that can result from regular use of opioids, such as oxycodone, morphine and heroin. These long-lasting changes can interfer
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