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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in [Washington .
Written in English


  • Codeine.,
  • Drug addiction.

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Statementby C. K. Himmelsbach, Howard L. Andrews, Robert H. Felix, Fred W. Oberst and Lowrey F. Davenport ...
ContributionsAndrews, Howard Lucius, 1906-, Felix, Robert H., Oberst, Fred William, 1904-, Davenport, Lowrey Frederick, 1907-
LC ClassificationsRA11 .B177 no. 158
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 67 p.
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6407289M
LC Control Number40026457

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  A phenomenological study of lived experiences of codeine misuse and dependence was undertaken in Ireland, following the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland’s guidelines for restricted supply of non-prescription codeine containing products. Methods. In-depth interviews were conducted with a purposive sample of adult codeine misusers and Cited by: While abuse and addiction to codeine, dihydrocodeine, and tramadol are observed in users of psychoactive substances, further studies in the general population are required. These studies should investigate whether persistent use of weak opioid analgesics, or individual genetic characteristics impacting their metabolism and transport through.   One study published in the edition of Addictive Behaviors found that codeine is more likely to be abused by men, by Native American and Hispanic individuals, by students from urban environments, and by LGBT persons.   This cross-sectional study, based on the responses to an anonymous self-questionnaire offered in a randomly selected sample of community pharmacies of the French territory, has highlighted misuse of non-prescription drugs containing codeine (combined with paracetamol) or sedative H1 antihistamine (doxylamine) spontaneously requested by by:

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