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Mundipharma pays $302,400 in penalties over infringement notices related to marketing claims regarding nine opioid medicines Mundipharma has paid thousands of dollars in penalties in response to 24 infringement notices …

New research shows that more than one in 13 Australians who start using weak opioid pain medications transition to stronger opioids The research, by the Centre for Medicine Use and …

A pharmacy owner has been found guilty of professional misconduct after more than 10,000 Endone tablets went missing due to an employee’s actions The pharmacist is the sole owner of …

A woman with no prior criminal history robbed a pharmacy with a knife in a desperate bid to obtain fentanyl The Newcastle Herald has reported on the case of Ashleigh …

Codeine and oxycodone were the most prevalent opioids related to ambulance attendances for extramedical opioid use over a six-year period, study finds A retrospective study has analysed 9,823 opioid-related ambulance …

A pharmacist dispensed S8 medicines to a doctor shopper without a script or authority – and the GP who wrote scripts for the medicines afterwards has been reprimanded The State …

Amazon Pharmacy: it’s here; pharmacists provide emergency meds to stranded shoppers; Purdue Pharma settling on opioid litigation Somerville, Massachusetts: Amazon Pharmacy has arrived, following a rebranding, reports CNN Business. The …

Pharmacy worker snapped pics of colleagues, wrote violent fantasies about them; prolific pharmacy burglars charged; homeless former pharmacist helped by another pharmacist Manchester, England: A pharmacy worker who admitted to …

GPs are being given an “opportunity to reflect” on their opioid prescribing, as part of a new national education program From later this week, GPs across Australia will receive a …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescription opioid dispensing in Australian children and adolescents In this population-based study one in 74 Australian children, including one in 25 …

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 …

A study across patients recruited from Australian community pharmacies has looked at the link between prescribed opioid dose and problematic behaviours Many people stay on opioids for years to treat …