Reduction in use of temazepam is factor in deaths related to overdose

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7120.1463b (Published 29 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1463
  1. T C Gilhooly, Visiting medical officera
  1. a Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre, 123 West Street, Glasgow G5 8BA

    Editor—The reported increase in drug related deaths in Lothian1 has not been mirrored in Strathclyde. Despite a large increase in the amounts of methadone prescribed in Glasgow2 the rate of death due to drug overdose has fallen from eight a month in 1995 to four a month in …

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