Accidental and Non-Accidental Ingestion of Methadone and Buprenorphine in Childhood: A Single Center Experience, 1999-2009.

by Dr. Rich on July 1, 2012

Conclusions: Accidental and non-accidental ingestion of methadone and buprenorphine by children is increasing in proportion to increased clinical use and availability. Health providers should be aware of this increased risk and be able to provide appropriate treatment and family support.
PMID: 21047302 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] (Source: Current Drug Safety)

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