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analgesics


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Regular use of proton pump inhibitors and risk of type 2 diabetes A prospective analysis over 200,000 participants shows an association …

In this video, Professor Andrew McLachlan discusses how a patient’s health literacy can impact their choice of self-management strategies for OA symptoms and how a lack of condition awareness can …

A recent study found only 3.5% of participants with self-reported OA symptoms sought advice from a pharmacist despite the critical role pharmacists play in helping patients on their pain management …

Despite regulatory changes to codeine, pharmacists continue to play a vital role in the safe and appropriate use of analgesics As our knowledge of pain has progressed, we now recognise …

February 1971: AJP warns against treating analgesics as ‘cut-price food’ as supermarket price war resumes   Pharmacists in early 1971 were being advised to educate the public on the dangers of …

Many Australians who suffer from chronic pain remain unaware of what pharmacists can do to help, study reveals Many of the growing number of Australians who suffer from chronic pain …

AFT Pharmaceuticals has again suffered disappointment in the Federal Court over advertising for Maxigesic, which was found to be misleading AFT Pharmaceuticals contended that its claims that Maxigesic had superior …

New research has found that one in five Australians aged 45 and over are living with persistent, ongoing pain – and this group is more likely to have been dispensed …

What are the practical steps pharmacists can take to aid in safe and appropriate use of opioid analgesics? As concerns grow over the inappropriate use of opioid analgesics, is there …

What do you know about medication overuse headache? Ben Basger delves into the issue This is headache in people who overuse analgesia, where the analgesia leads to the paradoxical effect of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Proton‐Pump Inhibitors and Long‐Term Risk of Community‐Acquired Pneumonia in Older Adults In a large cohort of older adults in primary care, …

Paracetamol is the second most common substance involved in calls to Australian Poisons Information Centres, new data show Research led by Alanna Huynh, a poisons information specialist and research associate …