Systematic postmarketing surveillance needed for misused psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs

Steven Moylan
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10482
Published online: 16 December 2013

To the Editor: Rintoul and colleagues showed that alprazolam is being increasingly detected in heroin-related deaths.1 One explanation provided is increased rates of alprazolam misuse among people who inject drugs.

  • Steven Moylan

  • School of Medicine, Deakin University, Geelong, VIC.


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