Expect Some Patients to Sprinkle Abuse-Deterrent Xtampza ER on Their Food

Xtampza ER (ex-TAMP-zah, oxycodone) will join the growing list of abuse-deterrent, long-acting opioids for treating chronic pain.

Think of Xtampza ER as the CAPSULE form of OxyContin.

The difference is that Xtampza ER caps can be opened and sprinkled on food...or given through a feeding tube.

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