HUFFINGTON POST: Codeine Addiction Is 'Ruining Lives' Warn UK Patients And Doctors

Press/Media: Research

Description

“I definitely think so,” says Dr Li-Chia Chen, a senior lecturer at Manchester University, who has conducted research into global opioid prescriptions. “But obviously whatever I think is purely based on the drugs utilisation research conducted, and so it’s so anecdotal, from very fragmented data.”

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/codeine-addiction-uk-it-can-ruin-lives_uk_5c46ea2ce4b027c3bbc50011?utm_hp_ref=uk-lifestyle

Period24 Jan 2019

Media contributions

1

Media contributions

  • TitleCodeine Addiction Is 'Ruining Lives' Warn UK Patients And Doctors
    Media name/outletHuffington Post
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date24/01/19
    DescriptionDespite the lack of official nationwide data, do stories like Mike and Adam’s suggest codeine addiction is on the rise in the UK?

    “I definitely think so,” says Dr Li-Chia Chen, a senior lecturer at Manchester University, who has conducted research into global opioid prescriptions. “But obviously whatever I think is purely based on the drugs utilisation research conducted, and so it’s so anecdotal, from very fragmented data.”
    URLhttps://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/codeine-addiction-uk-it-can-ruin-lives_uk_5c46ea2ce4b027c3bbc50011?utm_hp_ref=uk-lifestyle
    PersonsLi-Chia Chen

Keywords

  • codeine
  • opioids
  • addiction