The authors report that methadone (52%) was the most common cause of death, followed by heroin/morphine (25%). A marked increase in deaths was due to stimulants (13%), especially cocaine. They conclude that methadone remained the most frequently detected drug, but clonazepam and cocaine surpassed heroin/morphine, diazepam and tetrahydrocannabinol as the second-most frequently detected drugs.
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Fatal poisoning among drug users in Denmark in 2017
Kirsten Wiese Simonsen, Dorte J. Christoffersen, Kristian Linnet & Charlotte Uggerhøj Andersen