Estimation of clonazepam abuse liability: a new method using a reimbursed drug database.

@article{Frauger2009EstimationOC,
  title={Estimation of clonazepam abuse liability: a new method using a reimbursed drug database.},
  author={Elisabeth Frauger and Vanessa Pauly and Xavier Thirion and François Natali and Vincent Pradel and Patrick Reggio and Frank Rouby and Herv{\'e} Coudert and Jo{\"e}lle Micallef},
  journal={International clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={318-24}
}
Some observations suggest the existence of clonazepam abuse. The aim of this study was to assess its magnitude in real life by a new method, using a prescription database, and to assess its evolution between 2001 and 2006. Individuals from a region affiliated to the French health reimbursement system, who had a prescription of clonazepam reimbursed between 1 January and 15 February of two selected years were included. Their deliveries were monitored over a 9-month period. After a descriptive… CONTINUE READING