Items tagged with tramadol

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There’s an opioid abuse problem unfolding in African cities and it’s not getting the attention it needs [16.03.2018] Africa remains one of the regions least served with effective pain relief medicine and although Tramadol is not the strongest of analgesics, it is a ...
Opioid tramadol destabilizes, fuels terror in parts of Africa, UN warns [15.12.2017] The illegal trade and growing abuse of tramadol, a synthetic opioid, are destabilizing parts of West Africa, especially in the Sahel region, where it...
IDPC contribution for the pre-review of CBD and Tramadol at the 39th WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence [01.11.2017] The Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) of the World Health Organization (WHO) will hold its 39 th meeting from 6th to 10th November 2017 in G...
Tramadol-spiked hashish comes at a high price in Cairo [16.09.2015] Hash is easily available in many areas of Cairo, and widely used. But there is increasing evidence that much of the supply has been cut with more dan...
A pill for work and play [18.04.2015] The little pills of Tramadol are ubiquitous in Egypt. Taxi drivers take them to stay awake on the road. Men use them to improve their sexual prowess....
The ketamine controversy, continued [06.03.2015] The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in Vienna will decide next week between two opposite proposals by China and the WHO about international contro...
CND decision to schedule ketamine would undermine WHO treaty mandate [16.02.2015] The 58th Session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) in March 2015 has been asked to consider a Chinese proposal to place ketamine – an esse...
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction [29.11.2013] Egyptians are using Tramadol as a recreational drug and also, reportedly, as an aphrodisiac. But most commonly, it serves as a cheap energy boost. At...
Outcast: Egypt's growing addiction problem [26.06.2013] Assistant professor of psychology at the American University in Cairo (AUC) Mona Amer says that a number of factors lead to drug abuse in Egypt. Thes...
Dry spell: Hashish prices skyrocket, users fret amid shortage [31.03.2010] For the past two months local drug consumers in Egypt – which the most conservative estimates place at around 7 million – have been in the throes of ...
Round Table on Alternative Development [15.03.2009] The last of the four ‘round tables’ of the high-level segment of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs was devoted to the broad issue of Countering illici...

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