TABLE 3

Opioid and benzodiazepine (BDZ) indications by drug type

PainBreathlessnessAnxietyOther
Opioid
 Codeine149 (98.7)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)7 (4.6)
 Morphine225 (83.6)52 (19.3)16 (5.9)19 (7.1)
 Dextropropoxyphene35 (100.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 Fentanyl72 (97.3)3 (4.1)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 Oxycodone288 (97.3)12 (4.1)1 (0.3)2 (0.7)
 Tramadol196 (100.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 Other65 (98.5)3 (4.5)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 Total1030701728
 p-value<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001
BDZ
 Alprazolam0 (0.0)0 (0.0)76 (100.0)2 (2.6)
 Diazepam1 (1.2)0 (0.0)68 (84.0)16 (19.8)
 Oxazepam1 (0.1)15 (1.7)862 (97.8)34 (3.9)
 Other0 (0.0)0 (0.0)3 (100.0)1 (33.3)
 Total215100953
 p-value0.170.43<0.001<0.001

Data are presented as n (%) or n, unless otherwise stated; percentages do not sum to 100 as multiple indications could be stated.