Table 7

Odds of Abusing ER Morphine via Specific Routes of Administration Relative to other Compounds

Route of Administration


ER morphine vs.

Intended

Snort

Inject

Chew

Other


hydrocodone

0.074¥

1.546¥

83.333¥

0.502¥

0.744


IR oxycodone

0.136¥

0.908

14.925¥

0.461¥

0.556τ


IR fentanyl

7.246¥

2.342

12.500¥

0.720

0.022¥


IR hydromorphone

1.522£

1.215

0.662£

0.663τ

0.552 τ


IR oxymorphone

1.006

0.278τ

5.525£

1.115

0.388


ER oxycodone

0.389¥

0.399¥

2.899¥

0.506¥

0.387¥


ER fentanyl

9.901¥

31.250¥

3.984¥

1.261

0.018¥


methadone

0.125¥

2.160¥

12.821¥

0.694τ

0.269¥


ER oxymorphone

0.521τ

0.114¥

14.060¥

0.797

1.886


¥p ≤ .0001

£p ≤ .001

τp ≤ .05

Butler et al. Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:29   doi:10.1186/1477-7517-8-29

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