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opioid


Painkiller misuse is rife, survey finds, with 75% reporting misuse of OTC codeine products, and 20% misusing prescriptions      The recently released Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) …

With overprescription rife, what is the optimal length for opioid scripts post surgery, and how can pharmacists help? According to recent US data, the majority of patients undergoing common elective …

10 interesting stats on the treatment of drug dependency across Australia, including uptake of opioid pharmacotherapy The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has published the latest data on …

State’s health department has been forced to reassess policy after concerns about numbers of methadone-related deaths were raised by the Coroner Key changes in the revised ‘Policy for maintenance pharmacotherapy …

Following claims from RMMR pharmacist Penny Kraemer that RMMR pharmacists have not always had the professional support they deserve, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has responded. “The PSA consistently advocates …