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Table 3 Classification structure for specific medications included in opioid medication hierarchy

From: Protocol: changes in rates of opioid overdose and poisoning events in an integrated health system following the introduction of a formulation of OxyContin® with abuse-deterrent properties

Category Group Generic name
1 OxyContin® n/a
Oxycodone SISR oxycodone SR
2 Oxycodone SIIR oxycodone
3 Other Class REMS fentanyl transdermal patch
hydromorphone
methadone
morphine
oxymorphone
opium
tapentadol
4 Other Opioids (oxycodone MIIR) oxycodone + acetaminophen
oxycodone + ibuprofen
oxycodone + aspirin
Other Opioidsa hydrocodone + acetaminophen
codeine
codeine + acetaminophen
5 No Opioid  
  1. a Includes all codeine and hydrocodone combination products