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The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is calling for the implementation of a national mandatory real-time monitoring system in community pharmacy to address the issue of abuse and dependency related to …

The Australian Self Medication Industry today welcomed the Victorian Government’s commitment of $300,000 for planning and development of a real-time prescription monitoring system to help reduce the inappropriate use of …

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has welcomed comments made by the Federal Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, acknowledging and supporting the skills of pharmacists to effectively and safely manage the …

The TGA is seeking comments on several proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard, including that the Schedule 3 entry for codeine be deleted. It is proposed that the current Schedule …

The PSA has released a position paper recognising the growing use of OTC analgesics containing codeine in the community, and expressing concern with the rising levels of harm associated with …

The PSA has produced a leaflet as one of its resources developed in response to increasing reports about the damaging effects of overuse of readily available pain relievers containing codeine. …

Many pharmacists have real concerns about OTC codeine-based analgesics  and are open to alternate options, a new survey reveals. The survey conducted for AFT Pharmaceuticals, makers of Maxigesic (which does …