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Retailers should be prevented from offering multi-pack deals on paracetamol, says the UK’s Royal Pharmaceutical Society Earlier this month the Which? group conducted an investigation into how independent and high …

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 …

Application to reduce Schedule 2 ibuprofen pack sizes knocked back  An application to reduce the size of S2 ibuprofen packs has been rejected by the Advisory Committees on Chemicals and Medicines …

How aware are pharmacists of the risk of medication-related poisoning? Study identifies the 12 most common substances  Pharmacists are not often aware of the risks, severity and frequency of poisonings …

Guild Learning and Development is partnering with RB in the development of a CPD-accredited online course titled ‘Paracetamol and ibuprofen combination analgesics’ Pain, whether acute or chronic, is the most …

A coroner has concluded the death of a Tasmanian man was due to paracetamol toxicity after daily use for more than a decade Maxwell John Free passed away aged 64 …

When it comes to children’s health pharmacists can not only help alleviate some of the key concerns for parents, they can ensure their pharmacy is a child-friendly space, writes Leanne …

There is an urgent need to develop clinically effective and safe drug therapies to treat back pain, say Australian researchers A systematic review and meta-analysis conducted by The George Institute …

Weekly-dose vitamin D products will be advertised from midway through the year following a decision that should enhance patient compliance Among the recommendations from the November meeting of the Advisory …

What’s the point of paracetamol? Andrew Moore, University of Oxford Paracetamol has been around for over 50 years. It’s safe and many guidelines recommend it as the go-to treatment. At …

Teenagers are increasingly abusing licit pharmaceuticals including painkillers, new research shows – and opioids aren’t the only drugs they’re misusing. Associate Professor of the National Drug Institute Nicole Lee analysed …

AJP asked readers if this ‘go-to’ drug is effective for acute and chronic pain conditions Recently the Director of Pain Research at the University of Oxford, Professor Andrew Moore, argued …