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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 …

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 …

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 …