Oxycodone to blame for more than 800 deaths – ABC Online

MARK COLVIN: A new study shows that more than 800 Australians died from use of the prescription painkiller Oxycodone over a decade.

It’s best known by names like Endone and Oxycontin.

The study calls on doctors to exercise more caution when prescribing the drug.

Alison Caldwell reports.

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