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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 …

Leading hair-loss treatment could be set to move to pharmacist-only category Regulators are set to decide on a request to down-schedule a leading hair-loss treatment to the S3 (Pharmacist Only) …

What’s the latest information from the experts Here are 10 top points on what to know about influenza this year, according to experts from Westmead Hospital in Sydney, the University …

The largest single study to date has concluded that MMR vaccination does not increased autism risk, even among children with other risk factors for autism A nationwide cohort study of …

An Australian study has looked at patients’ and carers’ choices and use of asthma preventer medicines Cost may be a barrier for patient adherence to preventer medicines, according to research …

Study shows state expansion of hormonal contraception prescribing authority to pharmacists helps women obtain better access and prevent unintended pregnancy US researchers have looked at the impact of expanding pharmacist …

TGA investigating the possible contamination of blood pressure medications A new warning has been issued by the TGA on the potential contamination of ‘sartan’ angiotensin receptor blockers. In a release …