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This article discusses the recommended management pathway of acute low back pain (LBP) in primary care, including the ‘red flags’ that pharmacists should be aware of for referral. In particular, …

Don’t fall back on opioids or codeine combination products after Feb 1 rescheduling deadline, prescribers warned, as AMA boss says stockpiling is not a concern Australian prescribers have been warned …

Maxigesic has revealed their ‘Chance to win $1 Million’ winner – but how much did the lucky 19-year-old win? Tayla Laverty, 19, from Prospect in Tasmania, was drawn as a …

A large Australian study has deemed acupuncture equivalent and non-inferior to pharmacotherapy in providing analgesia for back and ankle pain However both options were considered inadequate for pain relief within …

Consumers are increasingly concerned that they may have overdosed on paracetamol-ibuprofen combinations – prompting a warning to follow instructions NPS MedicineWise posted an article this week in which it says …

The PBAC has reaffirmed its decision that Panadol Osteo should be delisted. “The PBAC assessed the issues raised in the correspondence, but did not consider that there was any basis …

Use of common opioid painkillers such as codeine, morphine and oxycodone has more than quadrupled in Australia over the past decade and doubled worldwide over the same period a report …

The PBS delisting of Panadol Osteo needs to be reconsidered in the light of cost and clinical safety implications, says Painaustralia. The organisation has highlighted the risk of adverse clinical …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has expressed concern at the proposed re-scheduling of codeine containing analgesics to Schedule 4, Prescription Only Medicine. The interim decision of the Advisory Committee on …

New advice from the Australian Medicines Handbook states that ibuprofen can be taken with water alone. While the update confirms what a growing number of healthcare professionals have suspected, says …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has launched the next instalment of its Pharmacist Only Health Solutions training program for pharmacists, focusing on S3 analgesics. The Guild has partnered with AFT …