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The number of under co-payment scripts continues to increase with about 90 million supplied in 2017-18 – mostly for antibiotics, antidepressants and statins From 1 July 2017 to 30 June …

What are the 10 most heavily advertised pharmaceuticals on US television?  New data published on US industry website Fierce Pharma shows the increasing level of spending by pharmaceutical manufacturers on …

Australian pharmacy organisations have celebrated World Pharmacists’ Day by pointing out that pharmacists could take on more Pharmacists and their organisations took to Twitter to celebrate their global day, which …

New medicines handbook app launches Australian health professionals now have a new option for accessing medicines information with the release of the new AMH App for Desktop from the Australian Medicines Handbook. …

Do pharmacies flush unwanted medicines down the toilet? Study reveals consumer confusion about what to do with expired and unwanted medicines A series of detailed consumer interviews has revealed the …

Is the push for faster regulatory approval of new drugs a benefit to patients or a safety risk? The increasing pressure from patients, pharmaceutical companies and sometimes, health professionals, eager …

What are the 20 medicines that are most commonly dumped in your pharmacy’s RUM bin? An article reviewing the findings of the two most recent audits of Return Unwanted Medicines Project …

We lack clinical knowledge and experience when advising pregnant women on medicine use, pharmacists believe Pharmacists require more training in the provision of medication safety advice to pregnant women, Australian …

Budget backs Minister’s APP comments on seeking a solution to pharmacy’s high-cost medicine dilemma The 2018-19 Federal Budget, delivered last night by Treasurer Scott Morrison is headlined for pharmacy by …

Misinterpretation of Look-A-Like or Sound-A-Like medicines are among the many reasons for the incorrect supply of a medicine to a patient or carer Incident reports to PDL reveal certain patterns …

It’s now entering the final week of the RUM/AJP ‘Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine’ and entries are continuing to arrive in our inbox. Among the recent contenders is an unopened …

The second winner of our ‘Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine’ competition has been revealed Pharmacist Roy Packer, from Super Pharmacy Plus in the Brisbane suburb of Stafford, sent us images of …