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complementary medicines


Pharmacist CM knowledge is generally OK, but some major gaps remain, study finds Australian pharmacists have a basic knowledge of complementary medicines with a defined clinical effect, but need specialised …

Recent medicine reforms, in particular those for complementary medicines, make manufacturers more accountable for product claims, writes Deon Schoombie Complementary medicines are regulated as medicines under the Therapeutic Goods Act …

The Blackmore Foundation, BioCeuticals and the Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies have provided hefty funding towards research into naturopathy and complementary medicines The $1.5 million in funding will support two …

Queensland pharmacy academics have assisted a Courier-Mail investigation into homeopathic medicines for kids – which turned out to be made from sugar The Courier-Mail investigated a Brisbane homeopath, Cyena Caruana, …

And adverse event reporting increased by more than 2,000 notifications, according to TGA’s latest stats Key observations for 2016-17 compared with 2015-16, provided by the TGA are as follows: 1. The …

Should all S2 and S3 medicines to be kept behind the counter, with a completely separate area for CMs? And who supports this proposition? Recently the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration …

Chemist Warehouse has strongly argued against location rules and removal of the $1 co-payment discount in its interim report submission Group commercial manager Damien Gance has written a response to …

Pharmacy, medical and consumer groups reveal broad support for proposed CM regulatory reforms The TGA’s proposition of a new (third) pathway for sponsors to seek entry onto the ARTG for …

Complementary Medicines Australia is encouraging consumers to take fish oil CMA issued a statement highlighting the protective qualities of omega-3 fish oils as well as the “large body” of evidence …

We take a look back at the week in pharmacy There’s growing concern that when codeine-containing analgesics are upscheduled early next year, consumers may turn to ibuprofen to manage pain… …

Consumers should get their vitamins from food, rather than eating a low-quality diet and adding supplements, a New Zealand nutritionist writes Writing in the New Zealand Medical Journal, Anne-Thea McGill …

We take a look at the last week in pharmacy This week, the big news has again been about how much pharmacists are paid. The Fair Work Commission handed down …