Monday, July 12, 2004

Health Canada Investigates Oxycodone Prescriptions
Health Canada is investigating the sales of oxycodone by pharmacies in the Atlantic provinces of Canada because of growing concerns over misuse of the drug, the Medical Post reported July 6.

Pharmacists in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Labrador have until Aug. 15 to submit records of every oxycodone prescription sold during the first six months of 2004.

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