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medications misuse


When it comes to the treatment of medication overuse headache, pharmacists have an important role to play in facilitating patient education. By David McLaren BPharmSci, MPharm, MPH, Professional Development Pharmacist, …

Australia’s first comprehensive real-time monitoring system, SafeScript, is going live this week Victoria’s Minister for Health, Jill Hennessy, and clinicians from Ballarat Health Services announced Monday that the system would …

A pharmacist suffered domestic violence and stress before dispensing medicines including Duromine to herself The NSW pharmacist had her registration suspended for 12 months, during which she may not work …

Treating patients with chronic pain can be a complex, long-term relationship, especially if codeine is involved, writes Karalyn Huxhagen. Like all community pharmacists, I kick myself when I fall for …

The so-called #paracetamolchallenge is a hoax, but one which could still be dangerous if teenagers believe it to be an actual social media phenomenon, says Young Pharmacist of the Year …