Dose Control ™ is especially focused toward abuse-potential medications: opioids, stimulants, and depressants.
“Prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing drug problem in the United States. Because prescription drugs are legal, they are easily accessible, often from a home medicine cabinet.”
(Office of National Drug Control Policy)
The common “pop top, access all at once” container for abuse-potential medications has significant inherent risk – remove the lid and all of the medication inside is immediately available to ingest, steal, share, or sell. Lack of adequate security of abuse-potential medications contributes to prescription drug abuse, across all age groups, from pre-teens to the elderly, according to the Partnership for a Drug-Free America.
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