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[Irish Examiner] , Barry, Siobhan Special report: A state of high anxiety over antidepressant prescription. (19 Mar 2015)
[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Sleeping pills still not being properly prescribed - audit. (12 Mar 2015)
Cadogan, Cathal A and Ryder, Sheila A (2015) Community pharmacists' role in benzodiazepine supply in Ireland: a questionnaire of pharmacists' views and experiences. The International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, Early online .
Daly, Max (2015) Down a stony road: the 2014 DrugScope street drug survey. Drugscope, London .
Cadogen, C and Ryder, S (2015) An audit of prescribing practices for benzodiazepines and z-drugs. Irish Medical Journal, 108 (3). pp. 84-86.
[thejournal.ie] , Brophy, Daragh Heard of ‘Zopiclone’ and ‘Olanzapine’? … More and more people are dying after taking them. (20 Dec 2014)
Osman, M and Casey, P (2014) Pregabalin abuse for enhancing sexual performance: case discussion and literature review. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 31 (4). pp. 281-286.
Dail Eireann debate. Drugs dealing. (27 Nov 2014)
Criminal gangs involved in selling fake medicines. (19 Nov 2014)
Clark, Marion and Hamdi-Ghoz, Emad and Jauffret-Roustide, Marie and Le Moigne, Phillipe and Melpomeni Malliori, Minerva and Simeoni, Elisabetta and Jasaitis, Ernestas and Jovanović, Mirjana and James, Kryie and Palczak, Klaudia (2014) The gender differences: non medical use of prescription drugs in Europe and the mediterranean region. Council of Europe, Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group) .
[Telegraph, UK] , Roland, Denise UK Cannabis-based multiple sclerosis drug divides England and Wales. (08 Oct 2014)
Drug 'important therapeutic agent'. [Pregabalin]. (26 Sep 2014)
[Irish Examiner] , O'Sullivan, Claire Half of over-65s mix booze and medication, despite warnings. (04 Jul 2014)
Almost a million illegal medicines seized last year. (21 Jun 2014)
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. National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Alcohol, Dublin .
Thousands of illegal meds detained. (26 May 2014)
Haul of counterfeit prescription medicines detained. (22 May 2014)
Health Information and Quality Authority. (2014) Guidance for health and social care providers. Principles of good practice in medication reconciliation. Health Information and Quality Authority, Cork .
Galvin, Rose and Moriarty, Frank and Cousins, Gráinne and Cahir, Caitriona and Motterlini, Nicola and Bradley, Marie and Hughes, Carmel M and Bennett, Kathleen and Smith, Susan M and Fahey, Tom and Kenny, Rose-Anne (2014) Prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescribing and prescribing omissions in older Irish adults: findings from The Irish longitudinal study on ageing study (TILDA). European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 70 (5). pp. 599-606.
Irish College of General Practitioners. (2014) ICGP annual report 2013 (Jan-Dec). Irish College of General Practitioners, Dublin .
Al-Lawati, Sabah (2014) A report on patient non-adherence in Ireland. Pfizer Healthcare Ireland; Irish Pharmacy Union; Irish Patients' Association, Dublin .
[Independent.ie] , Anderson, Nicola Leading Irish psychologist warns against taking drugs for stress. (07 Jan 2014)
Nielsen, Suzanne and Degenhardt, Louisa and Hoban, Bianca and Gisev, Natasha (2014) Comparing opioids: a guide to estimating oral morphine equivalents (OME) in research. ,National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. 10 p. NDARC Technical Report No. 329
Randall, C and Crane, J (2014) Tramadol deaths in Northern Ireland: a review of cases from 1996 to 2012. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 23 . pp. 32-36.
Data on antidepressant prescribing now available. (01 Nov 2013)
[Irish Independent] , Ellis, Fiona Suicide victim's mum calls for rethink on medication. (09 Sep 2013)
[Irish Examiner] , Connolly, Shaun Medicinal cannabis may be used to treat MS sufferers. (16 Aug 2013)
Editorial: Lack of awareness of drugs black market. (29 Jun 2013)
Ferri, Marica and Minozzi, Silvia and Bo, Alessandra and Amato, Laura (2013) Slow release oral morphine as maintenance therapy for opioid dependence. ,John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (6) Art. No.: CD009879. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009879.pub2.
[Irish Examiner] , De Brun, Rita Students turning to legal stimulants for exam edge. (09 May 2013)
[Irish Examiner] , O'Sullivan, Claire Probe into claims cocaine, cannabis are being smuggled into psychiatric unit. (27 Apr 2013)
Cannabis-based oral spray approved for use in Ireland. (12 Apr 2013)
[Irish Examiner] , Connolly, Shaun Call for crackdown on web prescription drugs trade. (02 Apr 2013)
Corrigan, Desmond and Dermody, Aoife and King, Dermot and Cafferty, Siobhan and Buckley, Anne and Cullen, Walter (2013) Benzodiazepine abuse. Next steps conference videos. In: Benzodiazepine abuse: Next steps conference, Limerick.
National Advisory Committee on Prescription Drug Use. (2013) First do no harm: Responding to Canada’s prescription drug crisis. ,Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. 88 p.
Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs . (2013) ACMD advice on sativex. ,Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. 2 p.
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.
Maguire, Aideen and Hughes, Carmel M. and Cardwell, Chris and O'Reilly, Dermot (2013) Psychotropic medications and the transition into care: a national data linkage study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61 . pp. 215-221.
(2013) Commissioning treatment for dependence on prescription and over-the-counter medicines: a guide for NHS and local authority commissioners. ,Public Health England. 6 p.
Kolshus, Eric and Freyne, Aideen and Callanan, I and Cooney, C (2013) Psychotropic prescribing in the oldest old attending a geriatric psychiatry service: a retrospective, cross-sectional study. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 30 (3). pp. 187-196.
Agyapong, Vincent and Singh, K and Savage, M and Thekiso, Thekiso B. and Finn, M and Farren, Conor Kevin and McLoughlin, Declan M (2013) Use of codeine-containing medicines by Irish psychiatric inpatients before and after regulatory limitations on their supply. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 30 (1). pp. 7-12.
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 (2013) Multimedia educational interventions for consumers about prescribed and over-the-counter medications. ,John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4 Art. No.: CD008416. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008416.pub2
Balding, Lucy (2013) The World Health Organisation analgesic ladder: its place in modern Irish medical practice. Irish Medical Journal, 106 (4).
Gusmao, Ricardo and Quintao, Sonia and McDaid, David and Arensman, Ella and van Audenhove, Chantal and Coffey, Claire and Varnik, Airi and Varnik, Peeter and Coyne, James and Hegerl, Ulrich (2013) Antidepressant utilization and suicide in Europe: an ecological multi-national study. PLoS ONE, 8 (6).
Irish Medicines Board. (2013) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2012. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin .
O'Gorman, Aileen and Piggott, Kevin and Napier, Kristina and Driscoll, Alan and Emerson, Darren and Mooney, Robert and Fennelly, Cara and Gately, Pamela and Foley, Mary (2013) An analysis of current licit and illicit drug use patterns in the Finglas-Cabra local drugs task force area. Finglas/Cabra Local Drugs Task Force, Dublin .
Apantaku-Olajide, Tunde and Smyth, Bobby P (2013) Non-medical use of psychotropic prescription drugs among adolescents in substance use treatment. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 45 (4). pp. 340-346.
Van Hout, Marie Claire and Bingham, Tim (2013) Open drug scenes and drug-related public nuisance: A visual rapid assessment research study in Dublin, Ireland. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 12 (2).
Corcoran, Paul and Heavey, Breda and Griffin, Eve and Perry, Ivan J and Arensman, Ella (2013) Psychotropic medication involved in intentional drug overdose: implications for treatment. Neuropsychiatry, 3 (3). pp. 285-293.
'Don't mix alcohol and meds'. (19 Dec 2012)
Drug and Alcohol Findings. (2012) Effectiveness Bank Bulletin [Opioid treatment effectiveness]. ,Drug and Alcohol Findings. Effectiveness Bank Bulletin, 28 Nov
Drug dealing [Benzodiazepines] [50581/12]. (15 Nov 2012)
Departmental surveys [prevalence] [50660/12]. (15 Nov 2012)
Written answers - Misuse of drugs [49108/12]. (08 Nov 2012)
Lynn, Ena (2012) Poisoning and clinical toxicology: a template for Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 43, Autumn 2012 . p. 19.
Martyn, Michelle (2012) Drug and alcohol misuse among adult offenders on probation supervision: Findings from the drugs and alcohol survey 2011. Irish Probation Journal, 9 .
Misuse of drugs [29729/12]. (27 Sep 2012)
Medicinal products [Savitex] [39838/12]. (20 Sep 2012)
(2012) Effectiveness Bank Bulletin [Community drug team prescribing and client views]. ,Drug and Alcohol Findings. Drug and Alcohol Findings, 09 Aug
EPS Consulting. (2012) Tackling the black market and retail crime. Retail Ireland, Dublin .
557. Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the policies in place with regard to prescription drugs in each prison; the number of prisoners being prescribed benzodiazepines in each prison... [34848/12]. (17 Jul 2012)
European Commission. (2012) Report on EU customs enforcement of intellectual property rights. Results at the EU border 2011. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg .
54. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Finance the legislation he is reviewing in relation to the strengthening of the law regarding the illegal importation of prescription drugs. [26718/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
824 [& 828]. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Health if the sale of prescription drugs by a person other than a pharmacist is a crime; the specific legislation involved; if he is considering additional legislation in the area. [26597/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
665. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the volume, estimated value and type of prescription drugs seized during the arrests of persons engaged in the illegal sale of prescription drugs in 2012. [26601/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
673 [& 663, 664, 667]. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will outline in tabular form the total number of offences recorded annually under Section 18 of the 1977 Misuse of Drugs Act , relating to the forging of prescriptions that have occurred from 2005 to 2011, and to date in 2012 by location. [26654/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
51 [52 & 53]. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Finance if he will outline in tabular form the number and type of prescription drugs seized by customs officials to date in 2012. [26596/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
Apantaku-Olajide, Tunde and Ducray, Kevin and Byrne, Patricia and Smyth, Bobby P. (2012) Perception of unmet needs and association with benzodiazepine misuse among patients on a methadone maintenance treatment programme. The Psychiatrist, 36 (5). pp. 169-174.
Martyn, Michelle (2012) Drug and alcohol misuse among adult offenders. Findings from the drugs and alcohol survey 2011. Probation Service, Meath .
[Irish Medical Times] , Gantly, Dara Service shortfalls are the reason behind prescribing rates — IMO. (04 Apr 2012)
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health. (2012) Opioid management practices for the prevention of drug diversion and misuse: a review of the clinical evidence and guidelines. ,CADTH. 21 p. Rapid response review
[rte.ie] , Murphy, Paul Prime Time blog 27 March 2012 [prescription drugs]. (27 Mar 2012)
[Medical Independent] , Shannon, June HSE benzodiazepine letters to encourage quality prescribing. (23 Mar 2012)
Keenaghan, Celia and Sweeney, Joanna and McGowan, Bernie (2012) Care options for primary care: the development of best practice guidance on social prescribing for primary care teams. ,Keenaghan Research and Communication. 71 p.
Long, Jean (2012) Results from the third general population survey in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 40, Winter 2011 . pp. 6-8.
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2012) Legal topic overviews: classification of controlled drugs. ,European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.
Schulze, Horst and Urmeew, Raschid and Auerbach, Kerstin and Alvarez, Javier and Bernhoft, Inger Marie and de Gier, Han and Hagenzieker, Marjan and Houwing, Sjoerd and Knoche, Anja and Pilgerstorfer, Monika and Zlender, Bojan (2012) Driving under the influence of drugs, alcohol and medicines in Europe — findings from the DRUID project. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg .
Royal College of Psychiatrists. (2012) Benzodiazepines leaflet. Royal College of Psychiatrists, London.
National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2012) DrugFacts: Prescription and over-the-counter medications. ,National Institute on Drug Abuse. 3 p.
Parsons, Graham (2012) Dependence on benzodiazepines or Z-drugs: having that conversation. Irish Pharmacy Union Review (December). pp. 25-29.
Primary Care Reimbursement Service. (2012) Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statistical analysis of claims and payments 2010. Health Service Executive, Dublin .
Irish Medicines Board. (2012) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2011. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin .
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (2012) Clinical drug testing in primary care. ,Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 96 p. Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Series 30
WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence . (2012) WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Thirty-fifth report. World Health Organization, Geneva .
Dolan, Catherine and Omer, Sami and Glynn, Deirdre A. and Corcoran, Michelle and McCarthy, Geraldine (2012) Benzodiazepine and Z-drug prescribing for elderly people in a general hospital: a complete audit cycle. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 29 (2). pp. 128-131.
Long, Jean and Horgan, Justine (2012) Drug use among the general population, by regional drugs task force area. Drugnet Ireland, Issue . pp. 24-27.
Topical issue debate - Suicide prevention. (08 Dec 2011)
Prescription drug usage on the rise among women. (23 Nov 2011)
Horgan, Justine (2011) Drug use in Ireland and Northern Ireland. First results from the 2010/11 drug prevalence survey. In: Drug use in Ireland and Northern Ireland: results launch., 22 November 2011, Buswell's Hotel, Dublin.
172. Deputy Kevin Humphreys asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a significant street market has emerged for the sale of prescription drugs; his plans to make the sale of such drugs, without due authorisation, a criminal offence. [26765/11]. (29 Sep 2011)
146. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health the steps which have been taken to implement the report of his Department’s benzodiazepine committee; the total cost of benzodiazepine prescribing to the health service. 25156/11]. (21 Sep 2011)
Prescription drug misuse growing in Northern Ireland. (24 Aug 2011)
Prescribing heroin reduces abuse of the drug. (08 Jul 2011)
340. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Health and Children if he and the Garda Síochána have identified the increasing problem of prescription drugs being sold illegally; and the measures he and the Garda Síochána are taking to address this problem. [12737/11]. (24 May 2011)
Long-term patients taking inappropriate drugs. (06 Apr 2011)
Fake Valium Tablets -ALERT. (14 Feb 2011)
Mental Health Commission. (2011) Mental health services 2010: medication. Mental Health Commission, Dublin .
Law, Fergus (2011) What is the size, prevalence and evidence of misuse of benzodiazepines. 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.
Carrigan, Jane (2011) Chains of addiction and links of support. Responding to benzodiazepine use in Ballymun; a GP-community partnership addiction project. Ballymun Family Practice; Ballymun Local Drugs Task Force, Dublin .
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.
Mental Health Commission. (2011) The human cost: an overview of the evidence on economic adversity and mental health and recommendations for action. Mental Health Commission, Dublin .
Irish Pharmacy Union. (2011) Irish Pharmacy Union annual report 2011. Irish Pharmacy Union, Dublin .
Irwin, Orla (2011) The way forward second strategic plan of the Western Region Drugs Task Force 2011-2014. Western Region Drugs Task Force, Galway .
Progression Routes Initiative. (2011) Community detoxification protocols: benzodiazepines. Progression Routes Initiative, Dublin .
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.
Primary Care Reimbursement Service. (2011) Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statistical analysis of claims and payments 2009. Health Service Executive, Dublin .
Corrigan, Desmond (2011) Putting the spotlight on our prescription drug problem. Irish Pharmacist, 5 (13). p. 22.
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.
National Institute on Drug Abuse. (2011) Commonly abused prescription drugs chart. ,National Institute on Drug Abuse. 2 p.
UNODC Drug Prevention and Health Branch. (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. ,United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 24 p.
World Health Organization. (2011) Ensuring balance in national policies on controlled substances: Guidance for availability and accessibility of controlled medicines. World Health Organization, Geneva .
International Narcotics Control Board . (2011) Report of the International Narcotics Control Board on the availability of internationally controlled drugs: ensuring adequate access for medical and scientific purposes. United Nations, New York .
Apantaku-Olajide, Tunde (2011) Abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Irish Psychiatry, Dublin .
National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. (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. ,National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. 32 p.
Irish Medicines Board. (2011) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2009. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin .
Byrne, Stephan and O'Mahony, Denis and Hughes, Carmel M. and Parsons, Carole and Patterson, Susan and McCormack, Brendan and Finn, Finola (2011) An evaluation of the inappropriate prescribing in older residents in long term care facilities in the greater Cork and Northern Ireland regions using the STOPP and Beers’ criteria. Centre for ageing research and development in Ireland (CARDI), Dublin .
Irish Pharmacy Union. (2011) 2011 annual report of IPU Executive Committee. AGMs of the IPU and IPU Services Ltd. Irish Pharmacy Union, Dublin .
RCGP Secure Environments Group. (2011) Safer prescribing in prisons: guidance for clinicians. ,Royal College of General Practitioners. 21 p.
[Irish Medical Times] , Pinjon, Emmanuelle Use of prescribed drugs to treat alcohol addiction. (02 Dec 2010)
New codeine guidance now in force – Pharmacy Regulator. (01 Aug 2010)
The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. (2010) Non-prescription medicinal products containing codeine: Guidance for pharmacists on safe supply to patients. The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland, Dublin .
Irish Pharmacy Union. (2010) Irish Pharmacy Union annual report 2010. Irish Pharmacy Union, Dublin .
Lyons, Suzi (2010) Drug Treatment Centre Board pioneers nurse prescribing in addiction in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 33, Spring 2010 . p. 21.
174. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health and Children the developments in the case of a person (details supplied) who has made several requests to enter the State on holidays with a small amount of prescribed medicine listed in the Misuse of Drugs Act.[11776/10]. (10 Mar 2010)
269. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health and Children if the Director of Public Prosecutions has determined if the Garda can prosecute seizures of prescribed drugs which are sold on the streets. [4588/10]. (02 Feb 2010)
Irish Medicines Board. (2010) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2008. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin .
Corcoran, Paul and Reulbach, U and Keeley, HS and Perry, IJ and Hawton, K and Arensman, Ella (2010) Use of analgesics in intentional drug overdose presentations to hospital before and after the withdrawal of distalgesic from the Irish market. BMC Clinical Pharmacology, 18 (10). p. 6.
Dee, Amber (2010) Wreckage: prescription drug addiction: caught by surprise. AuthorHouse , Bloomington, IN.
Walsh, Simone (2010) Pharmacy guidelines on safe supply of codeine-based products. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 35, Autumn 2010 . p. 28.
National Advisory Committee on Drugs & Public Health Information and Research Branch. (2009) Drug use in Ireland and Northern Ireland 2006/2007 drug prevalence survey: sedatives or tranquillisers, and anti-depressants results: Bulletin 6. National Advisory Committee on Drugs, Dublin .
Flynn, Kealan (2009) Minor tranquillisers and sedatives: use and misuse in the West of Ireland. Western Region Drugs Task Force, Galway .
Galvin, Brian (2009) Use of minor tranquillisers and sedatives in the WRDTF area. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 30, Summer 2009 . pp. 10-11.
Long, Jean and Lyons, Suzi (2009) Sedative, tranquilliser and anti-depressant use in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 30, Summer 2009 . pp. 7-10.
Prescription drugs: legal and lethal. (24 Feb 2008)
Primary Care Reimbursement Service. (2008) Finance Shared Services Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statistical analysis of claims and payments 2007. Health Service Executive, Dublin .
Maisto, Stephen A. and Galizio, Mark and Connors, Gerard J (2008) Drug use and abuse. Wadsworth .
Irish Sports Council. (2008) Irish Sports Council factsheets: Diuretics, Chemical and physical manipulation, Enhancement of xygen transfer. [FactSheet]
Irish Sports Council. (2008) Irish Sports Council factsheets: Anabolic steroids, beta-blockers, hormones. [FactSheet]
Levinthal, Charles F. (2008) Drugs, behavior, and modern society. Pearson, Allyn & Bacon , Boston ; London.
Irish Medicines Board. (2008) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2007. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin .
Long, Jean (2008) Identifying new drugs and new drug trends with the help of drug helplines. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 27, Autumn 2008 . p. 22.
Primary Care Reimbursement Service. (2007) Finance Shared Services Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statisticsl analysis of claims and payments 2006. Health Service Executive, Dublin .
Whitty, Marie and O'Connor, John J (2007) Intra-arterial injection of zolpidem and substance misusers. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 24 (4). p. 161.
Gracer, Richard I (2007) A new prescription for addiction. Subutex, Prometa, Vivitrol, and Campral - the revolutionary new treatments for alcohol, cocaine, methamphetamine, and prescription drug addiction. Elite Books , USA.
National Advisory Committee on Drugs, Drug and Alcohol Information and Research Unit. (2007) Drug Use in Ireland and Northern Ireland: 2002/2003 drug prevalence survey: sedatives, tranquillisers or anti-depressants results: bulletin 6. National Advisory Committee on Drugs & Public Health Information and Research Branch, Dublin .
139. Ms McManus asked the Minister for Health and Children further to the recent amendment by the Irish Medicines Board for the authorisation of Buprenorphine to be allowed to be prescribed by general practitioners with specialist training, the timeframe for her considerations of this authorisation; if there are obstacles;[35939/06]. (02 Nov 2006)
191. Mr. Gregory asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the guidelines which exist to ensure that medical prescriptions are secure and cannot be easily forged in view of the huge problem of addiction to prescription drugs, many of which are fraudulently obtained and sold on the streets; if the bar coding of prescriptions, as is the practice in Britain, is being considered. [5945/06]. (15 Feb 2006)
201. Ms O. Mitchell asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the reason an expert report launched by her Department on benzodiazepine prescribing in 2002 recommended that private and medical card patients for these drugs should be monitored by her Department via the GMS board; the further reason this recommendation has not been implemented. [3057/06]. (31 Jan 2006)
McDonald, Niall (2006) The portrayal of antidepressants in the Irish newspapers. Masters thesis, Dublin City University.
National Shared Services, Primary Care Reimbursement Service. (2006) National Shared Services Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statisticsl analysis of claims and payments 2005. Health Service Executive, Dublin .
General Medical Services (Payments) Board. (2005) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 2004. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin .
Critser, Greg (2005) Generation Rx : how prescription drugs are transforming American lives, minds, and bodies. Houghton Mifflin , Boston.
Sukumaran, S and Herbert, J and Tracey, JA and Delanty, D (2005) Safety of newer generation anti-epileptic drugs in non-accidental overdose: an Irish population study. Seizure, 14 (3). pp. 151-156.
Wills, Simon (2005) Drugs of abuse. Pharmaceutical Press , London.
61. Mr. Sargent asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children if her attention has been drawn to the fact that some schools are locking away asthma inhalers under action 43 of the national drugs strategy; her views on whether this policy may have serious health implications for certain pupils. [26352/04]. (28 Oct 2004)
Henman, Martin and Vivero, Lisa and Gustafsson, Anna and Mulvenna, Kate (2004) Benzodiazepine usage in the North Eastern Health Board region of the Republic of Ireland. Trinity College Dublin; Uppsala Universitet .
Ballymun Youth Action Project. (2004) Benzodiazepines- whose little helper? The role of benzodiazepines in the development of substance misuse problems in Ballymun. National Advisory Committee on Drugs, Dublin .
General Medical Services (Payments) Board. (2004) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 2003. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin .
British Medical Assocation, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. (2004) British national formulary. British Medical Association, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain , London, London.
Medawar, Charles and Hardon, Anita (2004) Medicines out of control? antidepressants and the conspiracy of goodwill. Aksant , The Netherlands.
General Medical Services (Payments) Board. (2003) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 2002. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin .
Cahill, Richard and Clarke, A. and Keenan, Eamon and Boland, M. (2003) Consequences of legislative changes to methadone prescribing in Ireland. International Journal of Drug Policy, 14 (3). pp. 241-245.
National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. (2003) Prescribing services for drug misuse. ,National Treatment Agency. 8 p.
Blachford, Stacey L and Krapp, Kristine, eds. (2003) Drugs and controlled substances: information for students. Gale , Farmington Hills MI.
O'Rourke, M. and Garland, MR. and McCormick, PA. (2002) Ease of access is a principal factor in the frequency of paracetamol overdose. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 171 (3). pp. 148-150.
Colvin, Rod (2002) Prescription drug addiction: the hidden epidemic. A guide to coping and understanding. Addicus , Omaha.
Benzodiazepine Committee. (2002) Report of the Benzodiazepine Committee, August 2002. Department of Health and Children, Dublin .
Benzodiazepine Committee. (2002) Benzodiazepines: good practice guidelines for clinicians. Department of Health and Children, Dublin .
O'Mahony, Paul (2002) A survey of medicines prescribed within the prison system. (Unpublished)
Williams, D. (2002) The use of the General Medical Services prescription database for pharmcoepidemological studies in Ireland. PhD thesis, Trinity College Dublin.
Irish Medicines Board. (2002) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2001. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin .
Quigley, Paul A. (2001) Public health dimensions of benzodiazepine regulation. Critical Public Health, 11 (4). pp. 331-339.
Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group) . (2001) Contribution to the sensible use of benzodiazepines: meeting organised by the Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group) Strasbourg (France), 29-30 January 2001. Drugs and addiction . Council of Europe , Strasbourg.
Irish Medicines Board. (2001) Irish Medicines Board. Annual report and accounts 1999. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin .
Hodgson, Barabara (2001) In the arms of morpheus: the tragic history of laudanum, morphine, and patent medicines. Firefly Books , Buffalo.
Irish Medicines Board. (2001) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2000. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin .
General Medical Services (Payments) Board. (2001) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 2000. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin .
World Health Organization. (2001) How to develop and implement a national drug policy. World Health Organization , Geneva.
General Medical Services (Payments) Board. (2000) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 1999. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin .
Trimble, Michael R and Hindmarch, Ian, eds. (2000) Benzodiazepines. Wrighton Biomedical , Petersfield.
Drummond, Edward H (2000) The complete guide to psychiatric drugs: straight talk for best results. John Wiley , New York.
Hughes, Glenda F. (2000) Drug abuse and misuse: a community pharmacy perspective. PhD thesis, Queen's University Belfast.
Seivewright, Nicholas (2000) Community treatment of drug misuse: more than methadone. Cambridge University Press , London.
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