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opioids


Constipation is a common presentation in pharmacy, with many causes and different treatment and management options available, including diet and lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapies. The presenters of this two-episode podcast …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia are common during pregnancy and are associated …

An MP has argued for improved consumer warnings in CMIs following a young man’s death after taking multiple prescribed medicines Dr Anne Aly, Member for Cowan in WA, has called …

An understanding of the basics of pain assessment and practical measures to manage acute pain in a pharmacy setting will ensure pharmacists are able to propose appropriate management strategies and …

The extension of the take-home naloxone pilot doesn’t go far enough, one expert says The Government announced in Tuesday’s Budget that it will provide $3.9 million in 2021‑22 to extend the …

An Australian study of 10,000 patients has found opioid cessation led to reduced pain and improved function in people attending chronic pain services Researchers from the Australian Health Services Research …

A pharmacist has had his bid to reinstate his registration knocked back in a Tribunal hearing which noted that his former store now belonged to his son In June 2018, …

Aussie researchers followed more than 1500 people with pain over five years… what did they find? Contrary to predominant thinking in pain management, there is considerable fluidity in opioid use …

Despite regulatory changes to codeine, pharmacists continue to play a vital role in the safe and appropriate use of analgesics As our knowledge of pain has progressed, we now recognise …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of low-dose colchicine in patients with coronary disease A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials indicates that …

How have changes to opioid prescribing affected some patients? Aili Langford, Carl Schneider, Christine Lin, and Danijela Gnjidic, from the University of Sydney, take a look Chronic pain affects about …

Pharmacy allegedly bought 61 times the state average of fentanyl; actor asked to leave LA pharmacy for going maskless; customer queued at pharmacy and said they had COVID Cleveland, Ohio: …