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29 March 2018
Codeine-related deaths have more than doubled between 2000 and 2009


  • AMA, Australian Medicine Special Edition, 'The facts about codeine: AMA backs the independence of the TGA', October 2017.
  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2017, National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2016: detailed findings. Drug Statistics series no. 31. Cat. No. PHE 214. Canberra: AIHW
  • Mill D, Johnson J, Cook V, Monaghan E and Hotham E (2017) 'Counting the cost of over-the-counter codeine containing analgesic misuse: A retrospective review of hospital admissions over a 5 year period', Drug and Alcohol Review, DOI" 10.1111/dar.12595.


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