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The TGA has updated its safety advice for ibrutinib after reviewing latest research on the medicine’s risks and effects Ibrutinib, marketed in Australia as Imbruvica, is used for the treatment …

Recent codeine survey reveals more consumers approve than disapprove of the upschedule – a shift from earlier surveys An online survey of 1,028 randomly selected Australian adults conducted from 10th to …

A roundup of research from the recent SHPA Medicines Management 2017 conference, including evidence of poor discharge prescribing of opioids    Guidelines are being developed by a local health district …

Study reveals widespread support for including the indication on scripts and medication labels, but concerns have been raised over workload and privacy Adding the indication or purpose of the medication …

How many people fall into addiction after getting a script from their doctor, and what role does the ED play? University of Sydney pharmacist researcher Dr Jonathan Penm recently conducted …

TGA approves registration of nasal spray which it says could boost uptake of influenza vaccine While AstraZeneca’s FluMist Quadrivalent influenza virus vaccine nasal spray applicator has been registered on the …

The manufacturer of testosterone replacement therapy Testogel says it will work with health professionals to fill the void left by the withdrawal of competitor product, Axiron Eli Lilly has this …

More consideration needs to be given to a patient’s body composition when medicine doses are being calculated, experts believe  Estimating the optimal dose for obese patients is difficult and, in …

Some thoughts on the proposed rescheduling of OTC Codeine-containing products to Prescription Only, by Professor Peter Carroll In the current debate regarding the proposed rescheduling of over the counter (OTC) …

Researchers are investigating whether a nutrient-rich drink, sold in some pharmacies, could provide a way to slow the disease A new study conducted by neurology researchers has discovered potential evidence …