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Prescription Patterns I/V with David Woods

Prescription Patterns I/V with David Woods

Prescription Patterns I/V with David Woods Prescription Patterns I/V with David Woods, 25.17 MB
Friday, September 28, 2018

Recent research by BPAC and The University of Otago reports on patterns of medicines prescribed to children in New Zealand between 2010 and 2015. Amongst the many findings, an increase of Fluoxetine prescriptions for children over the age of 12 drew much attention. David Woods was involved in the research and is a Professional Teaching fellow at the University's school of Pharmacy. He spoke on the purpose of the research and put some findings into context.

Further reading: RNZ Article, BPAC Press Release, University of Otago ArticleBPAC Report.

Read more about the use of Fluoxetine to treat major depressive disorders in adolescents here.