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The Norwegian Institute of Public Health performs analysis of narcotics and medicines in biological samples and research into their effects and addiction mechanisms.
Public Health Report
Prevalence and development of alcohol dependency and other substance use disorders in Norway, as well as risk factors and consequences.
On average, Norwegians consume almost 7 litres of pure alcohol per year, with men drinking twice as much as women. Cannabis is the most used illicit drug in Norway.
The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the effect on mortality after prescription of benzodiazepines to persons in OMT.
NIPH was commissioned by the Norwegian Directorate of Health to carry out a qualitative systematic review of patients’ and healthcare providers’ experiences with OMT.
The objective of this systematic review was to update the evidence base for effects of OMT compared to no drug therapy.
We have summarized existing research on the effects of buprenorphine compared with methadone on women who have been in OMT throughout or in parts of their pregnancies.
We have summarised the evidence on effects for mother and child of tapering compared with continued maintenance treatment during pregnancy.
In this review, we have looked at treatment with slow release oral morphine and levomethadone. These treatments are compared to the three medications used in Norway.
Helsedirektoratet bestilte en systematisk oversikt om effekten av nedtrapping (tapering) av metadon eller buprenorfin sammenlignet med LAR uten nedtrapping for pasienter med opioidavhengighet.
This systematic review summarised the effects of concurrent prescription of benzodiazepines among people who receive opioid maintenance treatment.
This systematic review compares effect of unobserved with observed administration of opioid agonist drug for people receiving opioid maintenance treatment.