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Real-time prescription drug monitoring program in Australia: We should be ready

Islam, M. Mofizul; McRae, Ian S.


Sir—Referring to the replication of Tasmanian real-time prescription drug monitoring program (PMP) in other Australian states, Nielsen and Bruno, in their recent Editorial [1], raised several key questions that need to be considered. The first question was the range of drugs to be monitored. The proposed PMP will monitor only Schedule-8 controlled drugs which do not cover weaker opioids (e.g. tramadol) and a majority of benzodiazepines.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Drug and Alcohol Review
DOI: 10.1111/dar.12242


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