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Accidental and non-accidental ingestion of methadone and buprenorphine in childhood: a single center experience, 1999-2009.

Authors
  • Martin, Thomas C
  • Rocque, Michael A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Current Drug Safety
Publisher
Bentham Science
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2011
Volume
6
Issue
1
Pages
12–16
Identifiers
PMID: 21047302
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Accidental and non-accidental ingestion of methadone and buprenorphine by children is increasing in proportion to increased clinical use and availability. Health providers should be aware of this increased risk and be able to provide appropriate treatment and family support.

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