‘Massive and abrupt’ drop in codeine poisonings

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Low-dose codeine preparations featuring obsolete S3 packaging.
Codeine sales and codeine-related poisoning calls have plummeted since the 1 February 2018 upschedule of low-dose codeine to Prescription Only New research led by the University of Sydney and published in Addiction looked at intentional poisoning and purchase behaviour by analysing call data from the NSW Poisons Information Centre – which captures 50% of Australia’s

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