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paracetamol


Report commissioned to look at self-harm risks from paracetamol The TGA has announced a report on the risks of self-harm from intentional paracetamol misuse. It commissioned the report, to be produced …

This article discusses the importance of managing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) in primary care including the typical features that pharmacists should be aware of. It examines the role of pharmacotherapy …

The jury is out on the efficacy of paracetamol for reducing pain in many conditions, new Australian research reveals  For most conditions, evidence regarding the effectiveness of paracetamol is insufficient …

Quest to reunite former pharmacy customers with their 80s photos; ex-pharmacist sentenced over attempt to rob fish and chip shop; former pharmacist to stay in prison after outcry from his …

Children’s paracetamol products can now return to the front of the store, but other restrictions to remain in place  The TGA’s Medicine Shortages Working Party has decided that pharmacies can …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Warfarin and paracetamol interaction Paracetamol can increase a patient’s INR in a dose-dependent manner. Concomitant use of paracetamol and warfarin can …

Reminder to be ready for Schedule 3 modified release paracetamol   Pharmacists are being reminded to prepare for the change in classification of all modified release paracetamol products from Schedule 2 …

Downscheduling of migraine treatments begins on 1 Feb The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomed the confirmed decision to down-schedule the migraine treatments sumatriptan and zolmitriptan to S3, or pharmacist-only, medicines. …

Scheduling decisions see migraine treatments move to Pharmacist Only status, while liquid paracetamol S2 sales to be restricted from mid-year Proposed medicines scheduling changes will see the migraine treatments Sumatriptan …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Paracetamol for pain in adults A nice up-to-date review of paracetamol. Key messages suggest the evidence for using paracetamol …

A study looking at a potential link between paracetamol use in pregnancy and ADHD and ASD in children has failed to establish causation, experts caution Researchers from the Johns Hopkins …

The Health Minister and Shadow Minister gave us their thoughts on pharmacy’s immediate future this week, as doctor attacks continue The Tasmanian Health Minister, Sarah Courtney, announced the island state …