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Codeine dependence, cannabinoids, acute dental pain and deprescribing… Debbie Rigby covers the latest research relevant to pharmacists Identifying and treating codeine dependence: a systematic review Codeine dependence is a significant …

More codeine-containing products are experiencing shortages due to increased demand in the wake of the upschedule In mid-April, AJP reported that Sanofi had seen a shortage of two of its …

Inspectors have been routinely asking pharmacists about abuse or threats arising from the rescheduling… here’s what they found With the codeine upschedule occurring on 1 February this year, the police …

Advertising for an ibuprofen/paracetamol combination painkiller is under investigation, says mainstream media… but are the allegations true? A spokesperson for the Federal Health Department reportedly told the Daily Telegraph that …

Not satisfied with the February 1 upschedule of low-dose codeine, one stakeholder has applied to upschedule some codeine-containing products to S8 A proposed amendment to the scheduling of codeine has …

Two codeine-containing products are experiencing shortages due to increased demand in the wake of the codeine upschedule Sanofi has seen a shortage of two of its codeine products, Panamax Co …

It may have been a short week for many, but it’s been a busy week for the Pharmacy Guild Following our tongue-in-cheek announcement on 1 April that the Pharmacy Guild …

Concerns that drug companies are using codeine upschedule to market stronger painkillers reveal an urgent need for real-time recording, says Guild Pharmaceutical companies have come under fire for allegedly using …

A new report tabled in Victorian Parliament has highlighted misuse of pharmaceuticals as the leading cause of drug-induced deaths in Australia The Victorian Parliament’s Law Reform, Road and Community Safety …

The TGA has responded to RMIT ABC’s Fact Check article, reaffirming its stance that OTC codeine sales have been responsible for more than 100 deaths per year Last week, RMIT …

RMIT ABC Fact Check has concluded Minister Hunt’s claim that making codeine prescription-only would save 100 lives a year doesn’t stack up to evidence In a move that is sure …

NSW Guild has briefed members on preparing for potential upcoming State and Federal elections, citing ‘contempt’ for community pharmacy within some government departments NSW Guild President David Heffernan has called …