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complementary medicines


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 …

AJP poll results show more than half of pharmacists stock complementary medicines, including homeopathic items. But is it out of choice, or have they lost control over what they wish …

Which supplements work? New labels may help separate the wheat from the chaff Ken Harvey, Monash University New proposals from Australia’s drug regulator should give you a better idea if …

Let us know if you do—and why or why not—in this anonymous poll You’ve probably seen the stories about pharmacists stocking complementary and alternative medicines plastered all over the news …

What members of the Twitterati had to say about the #4corners story on CMs Pharmacists respond… Surprisingly it was hospital pharmacists who raised the loudest cry against non-evidence-based complementary medicines, pointing …

Well-known cardiologist and author Dr Ross Walker hits back against “attack on complementary medicines” In an article for Healthcare in America, the Sydney-based Dr Walker says of the Four Corners …

While the issue of CMs in pharmacy is currently being debated, some experts believe selling the product in vending machines goes “beyond the pale” A group called Vitamin Warehouse has …