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Van Hout, Marie Claire and Horan, A and Santlal, K and Rich, E and Bergin, M (2017) ‘Codeine is my companion’: misuse and dependence on codeine containing medicines in Ireland. Qualitative Health Research , 27 , (3) , pp. 341-350.

Nielsen, Suzanne and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2017) Over-the-counter codeine - from therapeutic use to dependence, and the grey areas in between. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences , 34 , pp. 59-75.

Foley, M and Carney, T and Harris, R and Fitzpatrick, E and Rapca-Veillet, A and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2017) Medicines containing codeine: perspectives of medical professionals in the Republic of Ireland. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 186 , (3) , pp. 555-563.

Kimergård, Andreas and Foley, Michelle and Davey, Zoe and Dunne, Jacklyn and Drummond, Colin and Deluca, Paolo (2017) Codeine use, dependence and help-seeking behaviour in the UK and Ireland: an online cross-sectional survey. QJM , 110 , (9) , pp. 559-564.

Kimergård, Andreas and Foley, Michelle and Davey, Zoe and Wadsworth, Elle and Drummond, Colin and Deluca, Paolo (2017) The challenge of complex drug use: Associated use of codeine-containing medicines and new psychoactive substances in a European cross-sectional online population. Human Psychopharmacology , 32 , (3) .

O'Neill, Derek (2016) Misuse and dependence on codeine-containing medicines. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 57, Spring 2016 , pp. 16-17.

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Norman, Ian (2016) Misuse of non-prescription codeine containing products: Recommendations for detection and reduction of risk in community pharmacies. International Journal of Drug Policy , 27 , pp. 17-22.

Van Hout, Marie Claire and Hearne, Evelyn (2016) Confessions of contemporary English opium-eaters: a netnographic study of consumer negotiation of over-the-counter morphine for misuse. Journal of Substance Use , 21 , (2) , pp. 141-152.

Foley, Michelle and Carney, Tara and Rich, Eileen and Parry, Charles and Van Hout, Marie Claire and Deluca, Paolo (2016) Medical professionals' perspectives on prescribed and over-the-counter medicines containing codeine: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open , 6 , (7) , e011725.

Boyd, A and Van de Velde, Sarah and Pivette, M and Ten Have, M and Florescu, S and O'Neill, S and Caldas-de-Almeida, José Miguel and Vilagut, G and Haro, J M and Alonso, J and Kovess-Masfety, Viviane (2015) Gender differences in psychotropic use across Europe: results from a large cross-sectional, population-based study. European Psychiatry , 30 , (6) , pp. 778-788.

Van Hout, Marie Claire (2015) Nod and wave: an internet study of the codeine intoxication phenomenon. International Journal of Drug Policy , 26 , (1) , pp. 67-77.

Gulmez, Sinem Ezgi and Larrey, Dominique and Pageaux, Georges-Philippe and Bernuau, Jacques and Bissoli, Franco and Horsmans, Yves and Thorburn, Douglas and McCormick, P Aiden and Stricker, Bruno and Toussi, Massoud and Lignot-Maleyran, Séverine and Micon, Sophie and Hamoud, Fatima and Lassalle, Régis and Jové, Jérémy and Blin, Patrick and Moore, Nicholas (2015) Liver transplant associated with paracetamol overdose: results from the seven-country SALT study. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology , 80 , (3) , pp. 599-606.

Parry, Charles DH and Deluca, Paolo and Cooper, Richard J and Van Hout, Marie Claire (2015) Do we have sufficient information to optimally inform regulatory or other policy decisions about medications containing codeine? Addiction , 110 , (10) , pp. 1690-1691.

O Reilly, David and Thomas, Mathew and Moylett, Edina (2015) Cough, codeine and confusion. BMJ Case Reports , Online .

Nfila, G and Lee, S and Binchy, J (2014) Impact of new UK paracetamol overdose guidelines on patients presenting to the emergency department. Irish Medical Journal , 107 , (2) , p. 47.

Van Hout, Marie Claire (2014) Doctor shopping and pharmacy hopping: practice innovations relating to codeine. Drugs and Alcohol Today , 14 , (4) , pp. 219-234.

Singh, Ilina and Bard, Imre and Jackson, Jonathan (2014) Robust resilience and substantial interest: A survey of pharmacological cognitive enhancement among university students in the UK and Ireland. PLoS ONE , 9 , (10) , e105969.

Horgan, Justine and Long, Jean (2013) Use of sedatives or tranquillisers and anti-depressants in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 44, Winter 2012 , pp. 1-3.

Cooper, Richard J (2013) Over-the-counter medicine abuse – a review of the literature. Journal of Substance Use , 18 , (2) , pp. 82-107.

Garvey, AA and Hawkes, CP and Kelly, M (2013) Parental patterns of use of over the counter analgesics In children. Irish Medical Journal , 106 , (5) .

Lynn, Ena (2012) Poisoning and clinical toxicology: a template for Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 43, Autumn 2012 , p. 19.

Agyapong, Vincent and Sighn, K and Savage, M and Thekiso, Thekiso B and Finn, M and Farren, Conor Kevin and Mcloughlin, D (2012) Use of codeine containing medicines by Irish psychiatric patients before and after the introduction of regulations on their supply. European Psychiatry , 57 , (S1) , p. 27.

Long, Jean and Horgan, Justine (2012) Drug use among the general population, by regional drugs task force area. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 43, Autumn 2012 , pp. 24-27.

Dorairaj, JJ and Healy, CM and McMenamin, M and Eadie, Patricia A (2012) The untold truth about "bath salt" highs: A case series demonstrating local tissue injury. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery , 65 , (2) , e37-e41.

Tormey, William P (2012) Expert witnesses in the coronial system. Medicine, Science and the Law , 52 , p. 58.

Logan, Pamela (2012) Crystal meth. Irish Pharmacy Union Review , (October) , p. 22.

Lyons, Suzi (2011) Review of treatment for over-the-counter opiate misuse. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 38, Summer 2011 , p. 19.

Hawton, K and Bergen, Helen and Simkin, Sue and Arensman, Ella and Corcoran, Paul and Cooper, Jayne and Waters, Keith and Gunnell, David and Kapur, Nav (2011) Impact of different pack sizes of paracetamol in the United Kingdom and Ireland on intentional overdoses: a comparative study. BMC Public Health , 11 , (460) .

Frohlich, S and Lambe, E and O'Dea, J (2011) Acute liver failure following recreational use of psychotropic ‘‘head shop’’ compounds. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 180 , (1) , pp. 263-264.

Corrigan, Desmond (2010) To sleep,perchance to dream. Irish Pharmacist , 12 , (9) , p. 16.

Thekiso, Thekiso B and Farren, Conor Kevin (2010) ‘Over the counter’ (OTC) opiate abuse treatment. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 27 , (4) , pp. 189-191.

Walsh, Simone (2009) Poisons Information Centre annual report 2008. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 31, Autumn 2009 , p. 23.

Ni Mhaolain, AM and Davoren, M and Kelly, Brendan D and Breen, E and Casey, P (2009) Paracetamol availability in pharmacy and non-pharmacy outlets in Dublin, Ireland. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 178 , (1) , pp. 79-82.

Coleman, Lorraine (2008) Over-the-counter medicines – survey results. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 25, Spring 2008 , p. 27.

Long, Jean (2008) Identifying new drugs and new drug trends with the help of drug helplines. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 27, Autumn 2008 , p. 22.

Mhaoláin, Aine Ní and Kelly, Brendan D and Breen, Eugene G and Casey, Patricia (2007) Legal limits for paracetamol sales. The Lancet , 369 , (9570) , p. 1346.

Lynn, Ena (2007) Young Scientist codeine study wins HRB prize. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 21, spring 2007 , p. 12.

Wazaify, Mayyada M and Hughes, Carmel M and McElnay, James C (2006) The implementation of a harm minimisation model for the identification and treatment of over-the-counter drug misuse and abuse in community pharmacies in Northern Ireland. Patient Education and Counseling , 64 , (1-3) , pp. 136-141.

Donohoe, E and Walsh, N. and Tracey, JA (2006) Pack-size legislation reduces severity of paracetamol overdoses in Ireland. Irish Journal of Medical Science , 175 , (3) , pp. 40-42.

Wazaify, M and Kennedy, S and Hughes, Carmel M and McElnay, James C (2005) Prevalence of over-the-counter drug-related overdoses at Accident and Emergency departments in Northern Ireland--a retrospective evaluation. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics , 30 , (1) , pp. 39-44.

Fleming, Glenda F and McElnay, James C and Hughes, Carmel M (2003) The separation of codeine from nonprescription combination analgesic products. Substance Use & Misuse , 38 , (9) , pp. 1217-1226.

McElnay, James C and Hughes, Carmel M and McKenna, P and Hughes, Glenda F (1999) Abuse / misuse of non-prescription drugs. Pharmacy World & Science , 21 , (6) , pp. 251-255.

News

[Irish Examiner] , Ni Chonchuir, Sharon Addictive legal drugs taken for medical purposes are leading to chronic problems. (01 Jul 2017)

[Irish Mirror] , Gallagher, Jim Ireland rapidly becoming a nation of pill-popping addicts, TV Dr Eva Orsmond claims. (28 Jan 2017)

[Irish Pharmacy Union] Pharmacists warn of the dangers of mixing alcohol with medicines. (15 Dec 2016)

[Health Products Regulatory Authority] New campaign urges people to Take 3 Minutes to get full benefit of medicines. (19 Sep 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Loughlin, Ann Lloyds fights rules on display of medication. (12 Jul 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , Leogue, Joe Tougher limits on buying cold and flu drugs to combat 'Breaking Bad' crystal meth labs. (16 Apr 2016)

[Independent.ie] , Sheehan, Maeve Crisis of the prescription drug addicts. (17 Jan 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , Leogue, Joe Efforts to stop ‘labs’ making crystal meth. (03 Aug 2015)

[Irish Examiner] Diet pill death ‘a first for Ireland’. (26 Jun 2015)

[Campus.ie] , Colfor, Matthew Exam extremes: ADHD drug misuse and abuse. (30 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Ring, Evelyn Lethal dieting pills for sale online. (22 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Irish parents warned not to give kids under 12 medicines containing codeine. (08 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner] Brain medication being used to ‘gain an edge’ at school and work. (01 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Legal drugs cause 75% of poisoning deaths. (16 Dec 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , Shanahan, Catherine Teen girls taking diet pills in ‘strive for ideal’. (02 Oct 2014)

[Irish Examiner] Drugs watchdog investigating ‘miracle’ cure. (12 Jul 2014)

[irishhealth.com] , Hunter, Niall 143 medicine-related deaths last year. (26 Jun 2014)

Irish Medicines Board. [Irish Medicines Board] Irish medicines board announces 2013 performance outturn. (20 Jun 2014)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Almost a third of parents using medicines to get child to sleep, claims health expert. (16 Jun 2014)

[irishhealth.com] , Condon, Deborah Do not mix alcohol with medicines. (11 Dec 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Two thirds of 4,200 overdoses intentional. (11 Nov 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Rogers, Stephen Lives ‘in danger’ from fake medicine. (17 Sep 2013)

[Irish Independent] , O'Regan, Eilish Warning as cases of painkiller poisoning on rise. (09 Sep 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Ellis, Fiona Suicide victim's mum calls for rethink on medication. (09 Sep 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , Ó Fátharta, Conall Drug and alcohol abuse by nurses exposed. (20 Aug 2013)

[irishhealth.com] , Condon, Deborah Warning on buying meds online. (01 Jul 2013)

[Irish Examiner] Editorial: Lack of awareness of drugs black market. (29 Jun 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Cionnaith, Fiachra Online fake drugs trade worth up to €70bn. (29 Jun 2013)

[Independent.ie] , Smith, Andrea Are you an accidental, over the counter opiate addict? (13 May 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Sullivan, Claire Warning over use of pain medicines. (09 May 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Melia, Paul 2.5m tablets seized as more people buy online. (05 Jan 2013)

[irishhealth.com] 'Don't mix alcohol and meds'. (19 Dec 2012)

[UNODC] Tracking designer drugs, legal highs and bath salts. (01 Nov 2012)

[Medical Independent] , De Brun, Rita Online drugs a risky business. (01 Nov 2012)

[Medical Independent] , Fogarty, James The remedy as the problem. (04 Oct 2012)

[irishhealth.com] , Vize, E The respectable face of drug addiction. (16 Nov 2011)

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Painkillers ‘kill more people than heroin and cocaine’. (10 Nov 2011)

[Irish Medical Times] , Connors, Aoife Plan to control use of benzodiazepines. (06 Jul 2011)

Irish Medical Times. [Irish Medical Times] Hidden epidemic in Irish society. (18 Mar 2011)

[Irish Medical Times] , Gantly, Dara Over-the-counter analgesics require closer monitoring. (15 Sep 2010)

Report

Health Products Regulatory Authority. (2017) Health Products Regulatory Authority annual report 2016. Dublin: HPRA.

Griffin, Eve and Dillon, Christina B and Arensman, Ella and Corcoran, Paul and Williamson, Eileen and Perry, Ivan J (2017) National Self-Harm Registry Ireland annual report 2016. Cork: National Suicide Research Foundation.

Health Products Regulatory Authority. (2016) Health Products Regulatory Authority annual report 2015. Dublin: Health Products Regulatory Authority.

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. (2016) BAI draft general commercial communications code. Consultation document. Dublin: Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

Health Products Regulatory Authority. (2016) Health Products Regulatory Authority strategic plan 2016 – 2020. Dublin: Health Products Regulatory Authority.

National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol. (2014) Drug use in Ireland and Northern Ireland 2010/11 drug prevalence survey: polydrug use results. Bulletin 5. Dublin: National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol.

Al-Lawati, Sabah (2014) A report on patient non-adherence in Ireland. Dublin: Pfizer Healthcare Ireland; Irish Pharmacy Union; Irish Patients' Association.

Irish Medicines Board. (2014) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2013. Dublin: Irish Medicines Board.

Irish Medicines Board. (2013) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2012. Dublin: Irish Medicines Board.

Primary Care Reimbursement Service. (2012) Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statistical analysis of claims and payments 2010. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

Irish Medicines Board. (2012) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2011. Dublin: Irish Medicines Board.

Irish Sports Council. (2012) Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) Policy. Irish Sports Council.

Poisons Information Centre of Ireland. (2011) Poisons Information Centre of Ireland annual report 2010. Dublin: Poisons Information Centre of Ireland.

Apantaku-Olajide, Tunde (2011) Abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Dublin: Irish Psychiatry.

Irish Pharmacy Union. (2011) 2011 annual report of IPU Executive Committee. AGMs of the IPU and IPU Services Ltd. Dublin: Irish Pharmacy Union.

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. (2010) Non-prescription medicinal products containing codeine: Guidance for pharmacists on safe supply to patients. Dublin: The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland.

Irish Pharmacy Union. (2010) Submission by the Irish Pharmacy Union to the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland on draft guidance for pharmacists on safe supply of non-prescription medicinal products containing codeine. Dublin: Irish Pharmacy Union.

Reaper-Reynolds, Sheilagh and Williams, James and Wolfe, Esther and Keane, Rory (2005) Understanding substances and substance use: a handbook for teachers. Kildare: South Western Area Health Board.

Evidence resource

Shapiro, Harry [DrugWise] . (2015) Opioid painkiller dependency (OPD): an overview. A report written for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Prescribed Medicine Dependency. London: Harry Shapiro. 18 p.

Drugscope. [DrugScope] (2014) It’s about time: tackling substance misuse in older people. London: Drugscope & Recovery Partnership. 24 p.

National Institute on Drug Abuse. [NIDA] (2014) Prescription drug abuse. Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse. 16 p. Research report series

Ciciriello, Sabina and Johnsto, Renea V and Osborne, Richard H and Wicks, Ian and deKroo, Tanya and Clereha, Rosemary and O'Neill, Clare and Buchbinder, Rachelle [The Cochrane Library] . (2013) Multimedia educational interventions for consumers about prescribed and over-the-counter medications. London: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4 Art. No.: CD008416. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008416.pub2

(2013) Commissioning treatment for dependence on prescription and over-the-counter medicines: a guide for NHS and local authority commissioners. London: Public Health England. 6 p.

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. [MHRA] (2012) Pseudoephedrine- and ephedrine-containing medicines: 2012 review of actions to manage the risk of misuse. MHRA UK public assessment report. London: MHRA. 11 p.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. [UNODC] (2012) Global SMART update 2012. Update 8. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 9 p.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. [EMCDDA] (2012) Legal topic overviews: classification of controlled drugs. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. [MHRA] (2011) Pseudoephedrine- and ephedrine-containing medicines: 2011 review of actions to manage the risk of misuse. London: Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. 11 p.

UNODC Drug Prevention and Health Branch. [UNODC] (2011) Ensuring availability of controlled medications for the relief of pain and preventing diversion and abuse: Striking the right balance to achieve the optimal public health outcome. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 24 p.

National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. [National Treatment Agency (UK)] (2011) Addiction to medicine: an investigation into the configuration and commissioning of treatment services to support those who develop problems with prescription-only or over-the-counter medicine. London: National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. 32 p.

Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 508-509 - Medicinal products data [psychoactive drugs monitoring] [17648/17, 17651/17]. (11 Apr 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Priority question 3 - Substance misuse [54126/13]. (18 Dec 2013)

[Oireachtas] Suicide prevention: statements. Dáil Éireann debate. (05 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] 127. Deputy Joan Burton asked the Minister for Health and Children her view on the guidelines on the sale of medicines containing codeine which were issued by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. [42115/10]. (11 Nov 2010)

Book

Khey, David N and Stogner, John and Millar, Bryan Lee (2013) Emerging trends in drug use and distribution. Springer Briefs in Criminology 12 Springer .

Levinthal, Charles F (2011) Drugs, behavior, and modern society. Boston: Allyn and Bacon .

Levinthal, Charles F (2008) Drugs, behavior, and modern society. Boston ; London: Pearson, Allyn & Bacon .

Maisto, Stephen A and Galizio, Mark and Connors, Gerard J (2008) Drug use and abuse. Wadsworth .

Wills, Simon (2005) Drugs of abuse. London: Pharmaceutical Press .

Research Project

(start date 1 September 2013) Van Hout, Marie Claire and Wells, John and Gooney, Martina and Bergin, Michael and Foley, Michelle (2013) Over the Counter Codeine Use Misuse and Dependence (CODEMISUSED).

Conference or Workshop Item

Edginton, Mark (2011) Addiction to medicines - findings from the DH commissioned reports from the NAC and NTA. In: SMMGP training day: Problematic use of over-the-counter (OTC) medication, benzodiazepines and other prescribed medications: how do we manage these increasing problems?, 11 May 2011, Harrogate, England.

Ford, Chris (2011) Problematic use of over-the-counter (OTC) medication: prevalence, evidence and how to manage people with these problems. In: SMMGP training day: Problematic use of over-the-counter (OTC) medication, benzodiazepines and other prescribed medications: how do we manage these increasing problems?, 11 May 2011, Harrogate, England.

Willott, Stephen (2011) Meeting the challenge of prescribed medication misuse in the community. In: SMMGP training day: Problematic use of over-the-counter (OTC) medication, benzodiazepines and other prescribed medications: how do we manage these increasing problems?, 11 May 2011, Harrogate, England.

Thesis

Wazaify, Mayyada M (2003) Appropriate use of non-prescription drugs. PhD thesis, Queen's University Belfast.

Hughes, Glenda F (2000) Drug abuse and misuse: a community pharmacy perspective. PhD thesis, Queen's University Belfast.

Video

(2017) Codeine: signs and symptoms of problematic use; and treatment options available. drugs.ie.

Teaching Resource

James, Delyth H and French, David P (2008) Self-medicating scale. Outcomes measurement tool: drug use behaviour – self-medication .

Other

(2013) Alcohol, drugs and older people. Public Health Agency, Belfast.

Irish Medicines Board. (2012) Human medicines products list: codeine. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin.

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