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New indication means budesonide/formoterol can be prescribed as needed (PRN) for patients with mild asthma, without daily maintenance treatment Symbicort Turbuhaler 200/6 and Symbicort Rapihaler 100/3 can now be prescribed …

PI documents for DOACs in Australia are being updated to include new information about increased risk of recurrent thrombotic events in a specific group of patients Pharmacists are advised that …

Pharmacist support and collaboration with junior doctors saw a reduction of dose errors from 54% down to 7%, according to a new study Researchers from New Zealand have tested a …

Which vaccines are available and who should get them? A few weeks ago Australians were urged to be alert to lesser known signs of deadly meningococcal disease. As of 18 …

What pharmacists need to know about this common condition Extending community pharmacy-based healthcare would enable more men living with erectile dysfunction to safely access effective medications, diagnostic services and support …

Get ready for the big ingredient name changes in 2020, regulator warns The TGA is advising health professionals and consumers alike to be ready for the 2020 deadline for the …

Young people taking pregabalin may be at increased risk of harm including suicidal behaviour and injury, according to a cohort study Swedish and British researchers have explored a possible association …

Mometasone to remain a mostly prescription product after downscheduling application is knocked back TGA regulators have rejected a proposal to move the corticosteroid mometasone to become a Schedule 3 product. …

Pharmacies to dispense product used as a sex aid following TGA ruling The Therapeutic Goods Administrations’ scheduling committee has recommended some of a range of products currently used as sex …

PBAC reveals the latest raft of new recommendations made on PBS drugs The latest recommendations made by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee have been released, with new listings for naloxone …

Collaborative prescribing sees hospital pharmacists achieve a 90% error-free rate on medication orders compared with 26% for medical officers Pharmacists in the emergency department and admissions unit setting have been …

More than 13,000 Australians each year may be at risk of developing a persistent opioid habit following elective surgery, according to a BMJ study New research has quantified the number …