Department of Pharmacy, University of Benin, Benin, Edo State, Nigeria

Publications

  • Research Article   
    Pattern of Use and Effects of Codeine Products and Alcohol among Youths in Keffi, Nigeria
    Author(s): Kenneth Anene* and Anyo

    Abstract

    Background: The potential for overuse and misuse of codeine-containing medications and alcohol is not only detrimental to a person’s health but has broader consequences in terms of its cost and implications for a wider society. This study assessed the pattern of use of codeine products and alcohol and its effects among the youths in Keffi Community, Nigeria. Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted among 172 youths aged 18-40 years who visited Federal Medical Centre, Keffi during the study period. A study-specific questionnaire was self-administered to study participants and in-depth interviews were conducted for 15 participants that met the DSM-IV scale of codeine dependence. The health care professionals were also interviewed. Data analysis was done using SPSS package version 20, univariat.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37532/0976- 0113.13(3).167