Teens misusing paracetamol, ibuprofen

white pills and tablets: GMiA
Teenagers are increasingly abusing licit pharmaceuticals including painkillers, new research shows – and opioids aren’t the only drugs they’re misusing. Associate Professor of the National Drug Institute Nicole Lee analysed data from the 2013 National Drugs Household Survey and other sources and discovered that the number of teenagers abusing medicines doubled between 2010 and 2013.

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