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No lasting increase in low-dose codeine use following upscheduling, TGA says, as study reveals pharmacists’ post-schedule experiences  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has found there was a temporary spike in the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reasons for Nonadherence to Statins A Systematic Review of Reviews concludes that female gender, older and younger age, non-white race, low …

A call from a pharmacist should have alerted a GP that he was in breach of a “critical compliance condition” imposed on his registration, a Tribunal has heard At a …

A wide range of articles made our 10 most-read features for 2019, including some from the recent past Careers advice, pharmacist prescribing, changing methods of practice, clinical articles and Chemist …

More research has confirmed a drop in codeine-related poisonings following the controversial upschedule The rescheduling of all codeine-containing products as prescription-only medications from 1 February 2018 is associated with a …

Codeine and oxycodone were the most prevalent opioids related to ambulance attendances for extramedical opioid use over a six-year period, study finds A retrospective study has analysed 9,823 opioid-related ambulance …

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 …