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methadone


This week we’ve been looking through the newly signed Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement, which was released in full on Thursday night The new 7CPA includes a “modest” increase in dispensing …

A coroner has made AHPRA notifications about two health practitioners after a young woman unexpectedly died the day after her methadone dose was bumped up The Victorian woman, who was …

It would be “fantastic” if more pharmacists were willing to provide opioid replacement therapy, says leading researcher Latest data estimates that 40.5 million people across the world were dependent on …

Coroner says it is ‘impossible’ to identify whether the timing of pharmacist dispensing was a factor in the death of a young woman, within two days of commencing methadone treatment …

Leading doctors and the PSA’s Chris Freeman have called for full Federal Government subsidy for methadone treatment, as concerns over opioid dependency grow Out of pocket costs for people accessing …

Patients suffer vision loss after receiving allegedly adulterated eye injections; Boots pharmacists vote for union representation; pharmacist facing charges after unsecured methadone stolen Dallas, Texas: A federal court has ordered …

The Greens are taking a plan to the 2019 election to fund dispensing fees for patients using the methadone program The party’s leader, Senator Richard Di Natale, also told the …

A former pharmacist has been disqualified from re-registering for 18 months after crafting his own methadone dispenser The Dubbo man had been the Pharmacist in Charge at a pharmacy in …

Liquid doses prescribed in milligrams but dispensed as millilitres can lead to patients being given a dose five times higher than prescribed, says PDL Typically this time of year sees …

Digoxin, opioids, yoga… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Digoxin and Mortality in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In patients with AF taking digoxin, the risk …

Opioids are still in the news, as methadone patients are vilified in the press and pharmacists respond to accusations of price gouging The Pharmacy Guild‘s Anthony Tassone says he has …

The ‘Methadone madness’ story run by a current affairs program was highly irresponsible, writes Anthony Tassone This was an appalling piece trying desperately to parade as journalism which could only …