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Opioids

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WHO retracts opioid guidelines amid allegations

WHO retracted the guidelines amid allegations that drug manufacturers had undue influence on their development.  

Addiction prescription

PHE publishes the first ever review of dependence and withdrawal problems associated with five classes of medicines.

PHE warns of prescription drug dependence crisis

Social deprivation and lack of access to information are potential factors in prescription drug dependence.

Opioids linked to pneumonia in Alzheimer’s

Opioid analgesics are associated with a 30 per cent increase in the risk of pneumonia in people with Alzheimer’s disease.



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