Buprenorphine/Naloxone, an opiate substitution medication, is not recommended for use by pregnant patients, yet the drug is being prescribed by Irish doctors working in addiction services due to a shortage of Buprenorphine, a potentially safer alternative A medication shortage is causing Irish doctors to prescribe opiate-dependent patients with a drug that may be hazardous to

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