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Prescription database helps check use of addictive drugs: UBC research

Sep. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , ,

A centralized prescription network providing real-time information to pharmacists in British Columbia resulted in dramatic reductions in inappropriate prescriptions for opioid analgesics and benzodiazepines, widely used and potentially addictive drugs, according to research by a University of British Columbia epidemiologist.

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