Deaths involving buprenorphine: a compendium of French cases.

  title={Deaths involving buprenorphine: a compendium of French cases.},
  author={Pascal Kintz},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  volume={121 1-2},
  • Pascal Kintz
  • Published 2001 in Forensic science international
Buprenorphine at high dosage became available in France in 1996, as a substitution treatment for heroin addicts. Since this date, numerous deaths were attributed to this drug. This paper reports two original series of 39 and 78 fatalities involving buprenorphine observed at the Institute of Legal Medicine of Strasbourg and at 13 other French forensic centers, respectively. The files were recorded from January 1996-May 2000. The first 20 fatalities that were previously published were excluded… CONTINUE READING
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