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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 …

A new TGA report says the upschedule meant a “significant” drop in the amount of codeine supplied to Australians – but a Guild spokesperson says it’s early days yet A …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Paracetamol versus placebo for knee and hip osteoarthritis Based on high‐quality evidence this Cochrane review confirms that paracetamol provides only minimal …

Pharmacy Guild NSW president David Heffernan claims there may have been a “reframing of the truth” around the codeine upscheduling In his President’s Address in the latest NSW Guild newsletter, …

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 research It’s been over one …

As the low-dose codeine upschedule loomed, predictions were made of an increase in crime, an increase in scripts for stronger opioids, and patients left in pain… but did it happen? …

Pharmacy researchers want to hear your thoughts on what has happened since codeine went prescription-only Researchers from Griffith University are conducting a survey of pharmacists to ascertain what has happened …