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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 to run such programs And …

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 use in some sites, Australia’s …

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 on the “opioid addiction crisis” …

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 that diverted fentanyl is killing …

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 of fentanyl citrate had gone …

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 (as citrate) injection USP ampoule …

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 fentanyl worldwide since the 1990s. …

Analysis of wastewater shows ice is Australia’s most-consumed illicit drug… and oxycodone and fentanyl use is also high The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has released the first National Wastewater Drug …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world London, UK: Researchers at Imperial College London have released a study which found that antibiotics are illegally available without …

Weekly Dose: fentanyl, the anaesthetic that may have been used as a chemical weapon on Chechen rebels Nial Wheate, University of Sydney Fentanyl is a synthetic analgesic (pain relieving) drug …