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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 of 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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
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BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
338
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1468-5833
Language:
English
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pubs:168379
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uuid:f735eaad-f1fa-4e8c-a90c-135e532e1afd
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pubs:168379
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168379
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2012-12-19

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