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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between headache and low back pain A systematic review of 14 studies identified a positive association between persistent low back …

What were the top 10 drug trends of 2019? And how do codeine and other opioids fit into the picture? Cocaine, ketamine and amyl nitrate use have all gone up …

It’s been a busy week in the world of pharmacy… The TGA announced that several ranitidine-containing products including Zantac have been removed from the Australian market due to contamination with …

No, the sky didn’t fall in, write Rose Cairns, University of Sydney and Nicholas Buckley, University of Sydney Fears switching the painkiller codeine to a prescription only medicine would lead …

Codeine sales and codeine-related poisoning calls have plummeted since the 1 February 2018 upschedule of low-dose codeine to Prescription Only New research led by the University of Sydney and published …

Has pharmacy moved on from the codeine upscheduling? Our panel talks about the new paradigm in pain management by pharmacists In the second of our podcasts on pain treatment and …

A new report into migraine has found that GPs are still prescribing a lot of codeine, with more than half of sufferers obtaining the medicine to treat their condition The …

A pharmacist has been fined $100,000 after her conviction for supplying “massive” quantities of prescription-only codeine to a patient Appearing before the Sunshine Magistrates Court, Huyen Tran pleaded guilty to …

In the first of a two-part series, Carlene McMaugh talks to a range of pharmacy experts about pain management. In particular we look at the impact of scheduling changes – …

Canadian pharmacists call for codeine restrictions; barriers to Indian online pharmacist to be lowered; unsociable hours affect recruitment in UK Saskatchewan, Canada: Pharmacists in Canada are calling for stronger restrictions …

During today’s Health debate, neither the Minister nor Shadow Minister ruled out the possibility of double-sized packs being dispensed for certain chronic conditions… with both saying instead that they would …

The AMA says that recent TGA data has “vindicated” the decision to upschedule low-dose codeine Several days ago, the TGA issued a report which analysed pharmaceutical industry sales data and …