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opioids


Pharmacists have been warned of the consequences of failing to correctly manage, record and dispense opioid replacement therapy medicines PDL warned its NSW members in a practice alert that action …

A Guild leader says improvements are needed to the way Australia offers opioid replacement therapy, following an article attacking pharmacists for perpetuating stigma Writing in 10 Daily, freelance journalist Katie …

Homicide cops investigate death after pharmacy allegedly supplies tainted glucose solution; undercover reporter gets opioids without scripts; pharmacist crowned Miss Thailand Cologne, Germany: Homicide investigators are looking into the death …

NY pharmacy closed after non-pharmacist owner arrested over oxycodone distribution; British pharmacists and students under stress; another Canadian pharmacist sanctioned over snooping in health records Staten Island, New York: A …

Queensland has passed legislation which brings real time prescription monitoring one step closer in the state The Queensland Parliament has passed the Medicines and Poisons Act and the Therapeutic Goods …

A “very disturbing” new report shows that unintentional drug overdose deaths continue to rise – with pharmaceutical opioids and benzodiazepines a particular concern Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2019, issued by …

The pharmaceutical company says it will appeal the judgement A judge has fined drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and its pharmaceutical subsidiary Janssen US$572 million (AUD$846 million) after finding the …

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, …