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How can pharmacists help patients who are experiencing the side effects of tramadol, or at risk of accidental overdose? Perth woman Jackie-Lee Smith, 56, died due to tramadol intoxication leading …

One in seven Australians prescribed pregabalin are at risk of misusing the substance, new research has shown Conducted by researchers at the NSW Poisons Information Centre, the University of Sydney …

Pharmaceutical opioids together with benzos are a deadly combo for Aussies, a new report has found, as NSW Labor commits to introducing real-time monitoring Deaths related to opioid use are …

A coroner has highlighted the “pressing need” for real time monitoring to help prevent accidental overdose deaths like that of a young mother At an inquest into the death of …

Paracetamol is the second most common substance involved in calls to Australian Poisons Information Centres, new data show Research led by Alanna Huynh, a poisons information specialist and research associate …

Abortion robots arrested in Northern Ireland; Canadian pharmacist under investigation over free Naloxone; man sues CVS over privacy Belfast, Northern Ireland: A robot has delivered abortion pills to three women …

Pharmacists could help adolescents gain an understanding of common OTC medicines and prevent misuse and misadventure later in life, a new study suggests A pilot intervention to improve the understanding …

An inquest into four deaths related to opioid prescribing and doctor shopping has highlighted the urgent need for real-time monitoring A joint inquest into four recent deaths was recently held …

More jobs for those willing to skip lunch; US pharmacist fights to clear his name; Prince’s family sues a hospital and the Walgreens pharmacy chain Birmingham, UK: A local agency …

Two doctors have been implicated in the death of a 79-year-old man after he was administered morphine, despite having taken leftover Endone tablets prescribed to his late wife In August …

There is only weak evidence to support claims that medicinal cannabis reduces opioid-related deaths, says drug abuse expert A piece published in The Conversation has suggested that opioids can be …

Up to three in 10 British pharmacies may be failing to give safety advice, a consumer advocacy organisation has found Which? Magazine, part of the Which? Group which also includes …