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Effect of withdrawal of co-proxamol on prescribing and deaths from drug poisoning in England and Wales: time series analysis

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Objective: To assess the effect on the UK Committee on Safety of Medicines' announcement in January 2005 of withdrawal of co-proxamol on analgesic prescribing and poisoning mortality. Design: Interrupted time series analysis for 1998-2007. Setting: England and Wales. Data sources: Prescribing data from the prescription statistics department of the Information Centre for Health and Social Care (England) and the Prescribing Services Unit, Health Solutions Wales (Wales). Mortality data from the ...

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10.1136/bmj.b2270

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Psychiatry
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Centre for Suicide Research
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University of Oxford
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Psychiatry
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Centre for Suicide Research
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Centre for Suicide Research
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"Office for National Statistics, London"
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Bergen, H
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ (British Medical Journal) Journal website
Volume:
338
Article number:
b2270
Publication date:
2009-06-01
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1756-1833
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English
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2009-07-06

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