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[Irish Medical Times] , Shannon, June Sleeping pill-related deaths increase by 41%. (16 Jan 2017)

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The National Drug-Related deaths index 2004–2014, which was released last month (December 13) by the Health Research Board, revealed that diazepam was the most common single prescription drug implicated in 115 (32%) of all poisoning deaths, with methadone implicated in more than a quarter (98, 28%).............


Item Type:News
Source:Irish Medical Times
Date:16 January 2017
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Subjects:B Substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants)
B Substances > Sedatives or tranquillisers (CNS depressants) > Benzodiazepine
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Substance by legal status > Prescription drug (medicine / medication)
P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Population dynamics > Substance related mortality / death
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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