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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Onabotulinum toxin A in the treatment of chronic migraine: patient selection and special considerations Onabotulinum toxin A (BoNT-A) is …

Australians have expressed anger and confusion about codeine on NPS MedicineWise’ Facebook page The cascade of comments came after NPS posted alerting consumers to the upcoming codeine schedule change. NPS …

Karalyn Huxhagen explains why headache needs to be taken seriously The variance of headache that presents to pharmacy results in a variance of cure and ideas for preventions. There are …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Gabapentin and Pregabalin for pain — is increased prescribing a cause for concern? This article discusses concerns about prescribing of gabapentinoids …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research news Is pyridoxine effective and safe for post-partum lactation inhibition? A systematic review of 7 randomised controlled trials has shown inconsistent …

A woman died after taking a cocktail of drugs prescribed by her doctor boyfriend Coroner Simon Cooper found that Pamela Diane McCall died in February 2013 from an overdose of …

Pharmacists “defensive and antagonistic” about gatekeeping codeine, says chronic pain sufferer Chronic pain sufferer Jackie has been sent home after surgery without pain relief, threatened with police removal and had …

Weekly Dose: triptans, drugs that relieve migraine but only if taken at the right time Michael Vagg, Barwon Health Triptans are a group of drugs targeted at alleviating symptoms of …

Migraine should be considered an important risk marker for cardiovascular disease, say experts. Women diagnosed with migraines have a slightly increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attacks …