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Pharmacists’ perspectives on drug abuse control in the Nelson Mandela Metropole

  • At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: TRUTER, Ilse (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Drug Utilization Research Unit (DURU), Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
  • Co-author(s): Vos, A. (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
    Knoesen, B.C. (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
  • Abstract:


    Background:

    Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic abuse is increasingly becoming a problem in South Africa. According to the literature, lifestyle changes and stress levels are some of the reasons that have a direct impact on the increase in abuse.
    Aims:

    To identify the main causes of opioid analgesic abuse, and to identify and develop

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Last update 4 October 2019

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