Term: Repeated Opioid Prescriptions
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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