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prescription drugs


Pharmacy 777 and ScriptWise are urging pharmacists to speak with patients about the risks associated with long-term use of benzos and opioids As part of ScriptWise’s inaugural National Prevention of …

NSW researchers have quantified – for the first time – that data based on PBS/RPBS claims underestimates total prescription opioid use Researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research (NDARC) …

Use of prescription opioids and psychotropic meds during pregnancy increases risk of drug withdrawal in newborns, US study finds Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School have …

Benzodiazepines are prescribed for anxiety, but can cause more problems than they solve, argues Ben O’Mara Ben O’Mara, Adjunct Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology Benzodiazepines (such as Valium and Xanax) …

Pharmacy Guild says the revelation is a powerful reminder that we need to start acting on a real-time monitoring system This week, former NRL star Matt Cooper spoke to News …

Raid uncovers more than 100 boxes of prescription medication, steroid injections, pseudoephedrine and dexamphetamine tablets A 36-year-old male pharmacist has been charged after police searched his home in Lorn, NSW …

Many pharmacists are taking Schedule 3 medicines for granted, writes Phil Spyrou… which could end up costing the profession dearly. Pharmacists across Australia are looking to expand the scope of …

A new HIV medicine is now available on the PBS to add to the range of treatment options available for people living with HIV in Australia.