Misuse of dothiepin

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7018.1502b (Published 02 December 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1502
  1. Arthur Dorman,
  2. Peter Byrne,
  3. Dympna Talbot,
  4. John O'Connor
  1. The Drug Treatment Centre Board, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland

    EDITOR,--Recently we have become aware of a considerable population of intravenous drug misusers in the Greater Dublin area who are misusing the tricyclic antidepressant dothiepin (Prothiaden). The Drug Treatment Centre, Dublin, runs an evening programme of low dose methadone maintenance and harm reduction with needle exchange and health promotion advice but without urine testing. A self report questionnaire administered at …

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