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The AMA has slammed pharmacies as “retail shops” where it is inappropriate to discuss sexual health, but the Guild says they’re “out of touch” The Australian Medical Association has issued …

A medicinal cannabis company has entered an exclusive deal with Chemist Warehouse, as low-dose cannabidiol goes S3 Cannatrek Limited made the announcement on Wednesday, saying that it will supply the …

The TGA has announced a final decision to downschedule certain low dose cannabidiol (CBD) preparations These preparations are set to be downscheduled from Schedule 4 (Prescription Medicine) to Schedule 3 …

Pharmacist intervention for the drug is “critical”, says delegate, while further interim decisions were made to downschedule rizatriptan, modified release melatonin and topical adapalene An interim decision has been made …

Australian pharmacists say they’re ready to take on a wider range of deprescribed medicines Australian pharmacists believe the profession is ready to “safely and effectively manage” a wider range of …

Hospital pharmacy group shares concerns about community pharmacy environment over downscheduling medicines – but the Guild says most pharmacies are properly equipped The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) …

A leading doctor has criticised the findings of an Australian study which found a significant cost saving in downscheduling oral contraceptives to Pharmacist Only The study, conducted by researchers at …

For many young women who take the contraceptive pill and don’t experience any side effects, seeing a doctor to renew your prescription each year is a nuisance, write Bonny Parkinson …

Downscheduling medicines from Prescription Only would serve the public well, write Jack Collins, University of Sydney; Andrew McLachlan, University of Sydney; Carl Schneider, University of Sydney; Rebekah Moles, University of …

ASMI has called on the Federal Government to prioritise improving Australian’s health literacy and their access to self care In its pre-Budget submission, the Australian Self Medication Industry has highlighted …

A committee has ruled against Viagra going OTC, saying the pharmacy setting is not equipped to provide medical diagnosis for underlying conditions of ED The Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling …

Single ingredient codeine medicines are set to be downscheduled across the Tasman New Zealand’s Medicines Classification Committee (MCC) has decided to downschedule single ingredient codeine medicines and upschedule all codeine …