Adapted from Harris,
Jiang, Knoeckel and Isoardi (2019)
Researchers undertaking a retrospective review at a Brisbane hospital’s toxicology unit found rescheduling of codeine-containing products as
prescription-only medicines has been associated with a significant reduction in codeine-related presentations , without the number of
alternative opioid‐related presentations increasing.
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K., Jiang, A., Knoeckel, R., & Isoardi, K.Z. (2019). Rescheduling codeine-containing analgesics reduced codeine-related hospital
presentations. Medical Journal of Australia, published online 25 November 2019. Doi: 10.5694/mja2.50400