"Reasons for abuse of [household products and over-the-counter (OTC) medications] can vary widely depending on the type of product used. Because these items can be readily found in pharmacies and stores, it is important for pharmacists to become familiar with the signs and symptoms of abuse, and street names by which these agents are known (see Table 1). Pharmacists, especially in the community setting, may be able to identify patterns of abuse since they are in contact with patients more frequently than other healthcare providers."
Mallari, J, Nguyen L, Goad JA. Non-prescription and Household Substances of Abuse. California Pharmacist. 2004; LII(1) Winter 2004-2005; 29-34
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