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Ireland is seeing a spike in opioid deaths as prescriptions rise by over 50 per cent

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Use of the highly addictive prescription pain reliever oxycodone has risen sharply in Ireland over the past decade, with the prescription rate for the drug increasing by more than 50 per cent.

The drug, which is widely used to treat chronic pain, is responsible for the widespread opioid crisis that has swept the United States.

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/ireland-witnessing-a-surge-in-opioid-deaths-as-number-of-prescriptions-soars-by-over-50pc-41464061.html Ireland is seeing a spike in opioid deaths as prescriptions rise by over 50 per cent

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