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Term: Repeated Opioid Prescriptions

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2014-05-21


The prevalence of repeated opioid prescriptions is the age- and sex-adjusted percentage of the population prescribed three or more opioid prescriptions in one year.

Please see the Opioids glossary term for a list of ATC codes and generic drug names used to identify opioids.

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  • Martens PJ, Bartlett J, Burland E, Prior H, Burchill C, Huq S, Romphf L, Sanguins J, Carter S, Bailly A. Profile of Metis Health Status and Healthcare Utilization in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2010. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] [Additional Materials] (View)

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