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Australian research backs the cost effectiveness of Pharmacist-only oral contraceptive rescheduling Down scheduling oral contraceptives to pharmacist-only would prove to be cost-effective, an Australian study claims. In 2015 the TGA …

Guild strives to work for a new model for non-script codeine dispensing as profession takes the fight to pollies’ offices The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it is working on …

People in eastern Melbourne will now have access to a new program aimed at addressing pharmaceutical misuse Pharmacists will have a key role in helping patients recover from misuse of …

Community pharmacy would be “ideally suited” to dispensing cannabis if the drug were legalised for recreational purposes, says the Sex Party leader Leader of the Australian Sex Party and Victorian …

We take a look at the last week in pharmacy This week, the headlines were all about medicines themselves. Researchers from The George Institute announced findings that NSAIDs aren’t effective …

Will you keep using MedsASSIST now that codeine is to go S4? Just before Christmas last year, the TGA finally made its long-awaited pronouncement on the future of codeine-containing OTCs. …

Could demotivated pharmacists have ultimately caused the codeine upschedule? asks David Paulmert From the first of February 2018, all over-the-counter codeine-containing products will be removed from their current schedule, and …

It’s the decision pharmacy has been waiting for – and it’s tipped to be made within a matter of weeks The future of codeine-containing preparations available without prescription from pharmacy …

Making it prescription-only is likely the best way to address misuse and abuse in both Canada and Australia, he argues Jesse MacKinnon, who has just published an article about OTC codeine …

Pharmacy needs to remove roadblocks such as the schedule of some medicines in order to pave the way for Terry White member success, says the group’s CEO, Anthony White. Funding …

An application to the TGA to increase the accessibility of nicotine for e-cigarettes to reduce tobacco smoking is unlikely to succeed, says an addiction expert, because harm minimisation strategies are …

Since alprazolam was rescheduled to S8, there has been a notable reduction in overall use and adverse events, a study published today has found. Interrupted Time Series Analysis of the …