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fentanyl


PDL has reminded pharmacists that every private prescription presented for potent opioids should be treated with high suspicion. In its latest practice alert, PDL has highlighted the issue of private fentanyl and other …

Pharmacists must be “constantly vigilant and alert” to the possibility of fentanyl diversion and misuse, warns council Some patients seeking prescriptions from multiple prescribers and presenting them at multiple pharmacies …

Pharmacists are urged to stay alert after fake scripts for fentanyl patches were successfully presented at pharmacies in both metro and regional areas Handwritten forgeries of fentanyl scripts were initially …

The ongoing COVID vaccination saga, regulatory issues and good news about e-cigarette supply in pharmacies dominated the agenda over the the last week The Federal government announced it was establishing …

NSW Health issues warning over fentanyl-related substances NSW Health has issued a warning after strong opioids fentanyl and acetylfentanyl were recently identified as likely adulterants in cocaine or ketamine, leading …

TGA flags changes to prescription opioid regulations following consultation  The TGA has given notice that changes will be made to the pack sizes, dosage and advice supplied with prescription opioids …

A GP has been suspended for prescribing alprazolam, codeine, oxycodone and fentanyl without the proper authority A general practitioner from western Sydney has been reprimanded and suspended for six months …

Pharmacist jailed for overcharging NHS; pharmacist jailed for role in fentanyl ring; new pharmacists outraged at response to exam cheating South Wales, UK: A pharmacist has been jailed for 16 …

A hospital has seen 23 staff fired, a CEO step down and a doctor charged with murder following excessive and potentially fatal doses of fentanyl administered to at least 35 …

A doctor who self-injected fentanyl in a hospital bathroom has been reprimanded and fined $5,000 The doctor was facing three allegations: that he misappropriated fentanyl from his employer by diverting …

Researchers say a new report “lifts the lid” on a significant new synthetic opioid market on the dark net A new study from the Australian National University has found that …

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 2015 Stephen Robert Atkins, 53, …