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Co-proxamol and suicide: preventing the continuing toll of overdose deaths.

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Restricting means for suicide is a key element in suicide prevention strategies of all countries where these have been introduced. Preventing deaths from analgesic overdoses is highlighted in the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England. The problem of self-poisoning with the prescription-only drug co-proxamol (dextropropoxyphene plus paracetamol) has received attention in several countries. We have conducted a review of the international literature related to possible strategies to t...

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10.1093/qjmed/hci026

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
Volume:
98
Issue:
3
Pages:
159-170
Publication date:
2005-03-01
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
Source identifiers:
168246
Language:
English
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pubs:168246
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uuid:6be35c96-5974-437f-beaf-eee33bca3367
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pubs:168246
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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