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methadone


AJP will be presenting a harm minimisation panel discussion during APP2022, and we’re inviting you to ask questions We’re pleased to reveal an exciting new initiative that will take place …

A pharmacist has been told to pay over $40,000 after his dispensing of methadone led to several “near-misses” An Auckland pharmacist has been censured and found guilty of professional misconduct …

Takeaway doses for opioid pharmacotherapy increased due to COVID-19 and gave patients more flexibility, but a leading pharmacist says there is a lack of financial support The COVID-19 pandemic brought …

New data reveals the largest increase for a decade in the number of patients receiving opioid dependency treatment  On a snapshot day in 2020, over 53,300 clients received pharmacotherapy treatment …

A pharmacy was investigated after its wholesaler noticed it “purchased amongst the highest quantities of high strength Fentanyl patches and high strength oxycodone tablets of any pharmacy in NSW” The …

A pharmacist’s registration has been suspended after he allegedly left methadone for his patients in an alleyway or a bookie’s shop An unnamed superintendent pharmacist has told an Irish court …

Angelo Pricolo takes a look at recommendations to help methadone patients, and whether these could help or hinder Unfortunately we have seen another methadone takeaway (T/A) death reported on in …

Multiple coroners have made recommendations for tightened access to unsupervised dosing and better education on storage, with further investigation encouraged in latest case A 71-year-old Victorian woman died in early …

The GP who prescribed methadone to a Tasmanian man was found to have breached the Poisons Act on 35 occasions A 51-year-old Tasmanian man died from acute methadone toxicity in …

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 …