Deter Abuse

Preventing abuse of addictive compounds and high dose formulations


At Lucideon, we help you to make addictive and high dose formulations abuse deterrent using our iCRT-deter formulation technology.  It deters both intentional abuse and accidental misuse.

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» Our article published in ONdrugDelivery, 'The Prescription Abuse Epidemic: Designing a Solution', can be downloaded via the Resources panel on the right.

Tackling forms of oral, intravenous and nasal abuse, the technology is designed to deter various known methods of tampering and extraction.  It can also protect patients from accidental dose-dumping caused by alcohol consumption.


The technology is highly flexible and can be modified depending on your product and application requirements.  It can be used in conjunction with other technologies such as antagonists, and is suitable for both oral and sub-lingual drug products.  As it is a powder technology with good flow properties, it can also be easily formulated into existing products.

Key Approaches Include:

Abuse Deterrence - Key Approaches

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  • Article

    The Prescription Abuse Epidemic: Designing a Solution

    pdf 1 MB

  • White paper

    Abuse Deterrence for the Pharmaceutical Market

    pdf 2 MB

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