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Doctors’s group disagrees with expansion of downscheduling S4 medicines with controls, citing patient safety concerns The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has again taken aim at pharmacy, this time over the …

Australia is lagging in “switching” medicines to over-the-counter schedules, which misses a significant public health opportunity Switching is a vital enabler of self-care, according to Dr Edwin Hemwall, a global …

ASMI has commended the TGA for opening up discussion about downscheduling medicines It also says downscheduling and/or permitting S3 advertising to consumers would help raise awareness of the role of …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world Bradford, UK: The body of a man has been found in the roof space of the Rowlands pharmacy in …

A Canadian study has shown how CAD$1 billion (AUD$983 million) can be freed up from the Canadian healthcare system and the broader economy by switching just three categories of medication …

Women in New Zealand will now be able to buy some oral contraceptives over the counter The Medicines Classification Committee recommendation follows an application by Green Cross Health and Natalie …

A widespread switch from prescription to OTC medicines is best for the healthcare system and consumers, says ASMI in its 2017 pre-budget submission The Australian Self-Medication Industry, which released its …

Oral contraceptives may soon be available over the counter in New Zealand if a submission to downschedule is successful Natalie Gauld Ltd and Green Cross Health made a submission to …

New research has shown strong acceptance of the unique model used in many recent New Zealand drug reclassifications University of Otago researchers have highlighted New Zealand pharmacists’ experiences around trimethoprim. …

More work needs to be done on downscheduling medicines in Australia, the Minister for Health believes. Meanwhile a final decision on the scheduling of codiene could be delivered before the …

Making ED drugs available through pharmacists could prevent men resorting to dangerous online versions, says the company Bayer has applied to the TGA to consider downscheduling the PDE5 inhibitor vardenafil (Levitra) …

Angelo Pricolo, the Brunswick pharmacist who successfully applied to the TGA to have the life-saving medicine naloxone downscheduled to S3, has expressed surprise at an ABC story claiming that the …