Over the past decade, the abuse of prescription opioid drugs became a national health crisis in the United States.
Pharmaceutical companies, the Food and Drug Administration, and other government agencies are confronting opioid abuse by developing and commercializing various abuse-deterrent drug delivery technologies.
DowDuPont offers a range of chemistries for abuse deterrence applications.
POLYOX™, a high-molecular-weight polyethylene oxide, is a leading technology in this space, providing tamper resistant properties.
AMBERLITE™ and DUOLITE™ ion exchange resins prevent immediate release.