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The Health Minister has announced new PBS listings from 1 September, including a morphine drug and a drug to help manage opioid dependence Greg Hunt has announced that the Morrison …

People who use cannabis, both medical or otherwise, are at increased risk of prescription opioid misuse – but medical cannabis users are not at higher risk of disorder A study …

The Health Minister has announced smaller opioid pack sizes and restrictions on the use of fentanyl patches In opening the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia 2019 Medicines Leadership Forum …

To resolve potential criminal liability stemming from conduct alleged in the indictment of a former subsidiary in the United States, RB Group will forfeit nearly one billion in proceeds and …

How willing are community pharmacists to be trained about naloxone and opioid overdose prevention? New Australian research published in Science Direct found there is significant interest in attending such training, …

Pharmacists are being encouraged to inspect the contents of Endone 5mg tablets, after one pack was found to contain Anamorph 30mg The TGA has advised consumers and health professionals that …

Who should be offered naloxone? The range of patients may be wider than some health professionals and patients think, writes Carlene McMaugh Naloxone is an important medicine for preventing toxicity …

A coroner has emphasised the need for work towards real time monitoring to continue as a matter of urgency, in handing down findings on the death of a toddler The …

A pharmacist has been ordered not to work more than 40 hours a week, after she took medicines from a hospital in 2014 For 10 weeks in 2014, the pharmacist …

Why should pharmacies participate in opioid replacement therapy programs? asks Karalyn Huxhagen There has been a comment of late on pharmacy social media sites as to whether pharmacists should charge …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Chronic use of tramadol after acute pain episode In this large study of USA of administrative claims data, people receiving tramadol …

Oxycodone use is on the rise, according to new data which analysed wastewater around the country In December 2018, 50 wastewater sites from all states and territories were monitored; based …