B A Sproule
Affiliation: University of Toronto
- The use of non-prescription sleep products in the elderlyB A Sproule
Psychopharmacology Research Program, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:851-7. 1999..The objectives of this project were to assess the use, perceived effectiveness and toxicity of non-prescription sleep products in an ambulatory elderly population...
- Differential pharmacokinetics of lithium in elderly patientsB A Sproule
Psychopharmacology Research Program, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Drugs Aging 16:165-77. 2000..Serum concentrations of lithium need to be markedly reduced in the elderly population and particularly so in the very old and frail elderly...
- Long-term codeine use is associated with depressive symptomsM K Romach
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Psychopharmacol 19:373-6. 1999..2 +/- 0.9). Long-term codeine use is strongly associated with dependence. Depression and depressive symptoms are common. These data suggest that dysphoric mood states may be significant in maintaining long-term codeine use...
- Use of prescription and nonprescription hypnotics in a Canadian elderly populationU E Busto
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
Can J Clin Pharmacol 8:213-21. 2001..Hypnotics are commonly used by older adults, yet little is known about the patterns of their use and effectiveness in this population...
- Characteristics of dependent and nondependent regular users of codeineB A Sproule
Psychopharmacology Research Program, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Psychopharmacol 19:367-72. 1999..There is a need to identify individuals experiencing problems with their codeine use and to develop optimal prevention and treatment strategies...