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Schedule changes confirmed for a number of commonly dispensed medicines, despite pharmacy opposition to some proposals The TGA has confirmed previous interim decisions to amend (or not amend) the current …

Migraine treatment and immediate release ibuprofen set to be downscheduled, but no change to status of another high profile medicine  The migraine treatment eletriptan is to move to Schedule 3 …

Sildenafil, cannabidiol and ibuprofen among those to be considered for rescheduling  Australia’s medicine scheduling body is to consider another request to have sildenafil (Viagra) rescheduled. The June joint meeting of …

People are still concerned about the use of ibuprofen to treat COVID-19 symptoms, says NPS MedicineWise The organisation has added new information to its website about the medicine, after concerns …

Organisations including the TGA have moved to reassure Australians that there is no association between using NSAIDs like ibuprofen, and worse COVID-19 outcomes The TGA said on Friday that it …

Following the release of new data on paracetamol overdose-related hospitalisations, we’d like to know what you think about access to the medicine Research published in the Medical Journal of Australia …

Stakeholders have suggested that NSAIDs could be moved to pharmacy-only in a bid to avoid interactions such as the “triple whammy” with diuretics and ACE inhibitors Macquarie University researcher Dr …

Advertising for an ibuprofen/paracetamol combination painkiller is under investigation, says mainstream media… but are the allegations true? A spokesperson for the Federal Health Department reportedly told the Daily Telegraph that …

Retailers should be prevented from offering multi-pack deals on paracetamol, says the UK’s Royal Pharmaceutical Society Earlier this month the Which? group conducted an investigation into how independent and high …

Canadian crackdown on Pharmacy-Only drugs sold in grocery; a new hope in New Zealand; pharmacist nominated for “Unsung Hero” award New Zealand: New Health Minister David Clark has given pharmacy …

Nearly three-quarters of pharmacists would like to see greater restrictions on the availability of ibuprofen, an AJP poll has revealed Following concerns expressed by pharmacists that Australians could be at …

Up to three in 10 British pharmacies may be failing to give safety advice, a consumer advocacy organisation has found Which? Magazine, part of the Which? Group which also includes …