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fentanyl


How did a patient admitted to a South Australian public hospital for pain in his arm die from fentanyl and oxycodone toxicity? On 23 March …

Latest data reveals a decline in use of low-dose codeine in 2018, but is there more to the story? UNSW’s National Drug & Alcohol Research …

Health professionals have been warned about the risks of prescribing commonly used opioids such as fentanyl patches The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists …

A man’s death from opioid toxicity occurred due to “persistent failure of critical thinking” by those involved in his care, according to findings handed down …

A NSW pharmacist has been found guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct related to 10 complaints about his dispensing of addictive drugs The pharmacist was first …

The debate about pill testing needs to expand beyond just music festivals, says the ACT’s Greens leader – and community pharmacy could be one place …

More Australians are using oxycodone and fentanyl than heroin, new data from wastewater analysis suggests But there has been a gradual reduction in pharmaceutical opioid …

Pharmacists need to get off their “high horses” about pharmacotherapy, according to a pharmacist profiled by the ABC This week ABC News ran a feature …

Australia is on track to emulate the US-style drug overdose crisis, a new report shows The Penington Institute’s Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2017 has shown …

There has been unexpected increase in demand, but thankfully shortage of one brand has been resolved Back in early June we reported that several formulations …

Several formulations of fentanyl citrate have gone into shortage, the TGA says The TGA updated its website today to advise that Hospira’s DBL Fentanyl 100microgram/2mL …

We look at the key stats The availability of controlled-released formulations of fentanyl and advanced delivery methods has seen substantial increases in the use of …