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PBS data shows no evidence of increased opioid prescribing in the year after the codeine reschedule, with overall opioid use trending down, according to ongoing …

Codeine product shortages are winding up while other medicines are set to experience longer delays Four codeine products recently experienced shortages due to increased demand …

All pharmacists have the opportunity to start conversations with their patients about pain, and about their analgesic medications, writes Benita Suckling Working in an opioid …

Inspectors have been routinely asking pharmacists about abuse or threats arising from the rescheduling… here’s what they found With the codeine upschedule occurring on 1 …

Two codeine-containing products are experiencing shortages due to increased demand in the wake of the codeine upschedule Sanofi has seen a shortage of two of …

Doctor slams AMA for its outrage over the proposed pharmacy pain trial Last week Health Minister Greg Hunt announced a $20 million trial program to …

As the codeine wars continue, the hospital pharmacy society has reiterated its support for reducing the availability of codeine-containing medicines Late last week, Commonwealth Chief …

Pharmacists seem to be experiencing an influx in complaints and stockpiling behaviour as the codeine upschedule approaches, according to poll results More than half (51%) …

Have you been receiving complaints from patients or noticed stockpiling behaviour as the codeine upschedule date approaches? This week, the Extended Hours Pharmacies Association (EHPA) …

With codeine-containing medicines going to prescription-only, has the time come to again restrict the sale of all ibuprofen products to pharmacies? Ron Batagol, PhC,FSHP,AGIA, Dip.Jnl. …

With the Guild’s system to be shut down from the night of 31 January, what is the outlook for real-time prescription monitoring across the country? …

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 …