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Deaths of opiate/opioid misusers involving dihydrocodeine, UK, 1997 - 2007
Although its effectiveness is somewhat controversial, it appears that dihydrocodeine (DHC) is still prescribed in the UK as an alternative to both methadone and buprenorphine for the treatment of opiate addiction. Purpose ...
'Bundle of fun' or 'bunch of problems'? : Case series of khat-related deaths in the UK
Twenty million people worldwide use khat (Catha edulis). Previously confined to Eastern Africa and Arabia, consumption is spreading to other regions. Chewing khat leaves releases the stimulants cathinone and cathine. Khat ...