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Impact of withdrawal of the analgesic Co-proxamol on nonfatal self-poisoning in the UK.

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BACKGROUND: In early 2005 the UK Committee on Safety of Medicines (CSM) announced gradual withdrawal of the analgesic co-proxamol because of its adverse benefit/safety ratio, especially its use for intentional and accidental fatal poisoning. Prescriptions of co-proxamol were reduced in the 3-year withdrawal phase (2005 to 2007) following the CSM announcement. AIMS: To assess the impact of the CSM announcement in January 2005 to withdraw co-proxamol on nonfatal self-poisoning with co-proxamol ...

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10.1027/0227-5910/a000063

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Journal:
Crisis
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
81-87
Publication date:
2011
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ISSN:
0227-5910
URN:
uuid:02c62c52-1ce1-4daa-88cd-6adde79988b5
Source identifiers:
168531
Local pid:
pubs:168531

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