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Codeine abuse is a habit, but how should South Africa deal with it?

Codeine abuse accounted for 2.5% of roughly 20 000 admissions to South African drug…

CODEMISUSED & CARA Pharmacy Group nominated for MSD Innovation & Service Development (Chain) Award

CODEMISUSED with CARA Pharmacy Group recently nominated for MSD Innovation & Service…

Factsheet for Clinicians entitled Tampering Opioid Analgesics

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South Africa Factsheet on Codeine

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UK Factsheet on Codeine

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Ireland Factsheet on Codeine

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Misuse of ‘over-the-counter’ codeine analgesics: does formulation play a role?

The CODEMISUSED Project recently had an article (Letter) accepted for publication in Public…

Why Addiction has Never Been so Easy - general news from Marie Claire, Magazine

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Practice implications and recommendations for managing codeine misuse and dependence

CODEMISUSED recently had a collaborative academic-practitioner research paper accepted by…

Healthcare Professionals Facsheet - Views, Experiences and Recommendations in Ireland, UK, SA

Codeine is widely prescribed as a medicine used in the management of pain, and to a lesser…

Addiction Academic CPD Meeting Stellenbosch University

On Friday 30th October 2015 - Prof Charles Parry, South African Medical Research Council,…

South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) biannual meeting 22.10.15

On Thursday 22nd October 2015 - Prof Charles Parry, South African Medical Research Council…

South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) biannual meeting 13.10.15

On Tuesday 13th October 2015 - Prof Charles Parry, South African Medical Research Council…

Dr Marie Claire Van Hout, WLR FM Radio Interview

In October 2014  - Dr Marie Claire Van Hout who is the CODEMISUSED Principal Investigator &…

CODEMISUSED Public Outreach Event 15th October 2015, Weldricks Pharmacy UK

On Thursday 15th October 2015 - Weldricks Pharmacy in the UK hosted a public outreach event…

Rising abuse of codeine a concern

A study, published in the South African Medical Research Journal and conducted by experts…

Codeine misuse and dependence in South Africa - learning from substance abuse treatment admissions

S Dada; N Harker Burnhams; M C Van Hout; C D H Parry (2015), "Codeine misuse and dependence…

Opioid Painkiller Addiction Awareness Day

September is both Pain Awareness month, a month dedicated to raising public awareness of…

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