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As 2016 looms, community pharmacies need to be prepared for the optional $1 script copayment discount, and the delisting of several medicines from the PBS, Guild executive director David Quilty …

The TGA decision to defer the rescheduling of codeine-containing OTC medications conflicts with rising codeine analgesics misuse, its devastating consequences and the recognition that opioid misuse is a public health …

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has welcomed the deferral of a final decision on the possible rescheduling of codeine. PSA National President, Joe Demarte says that the extra time allowed …

The deferment of a final decision on the upscheduling of codeine-containing OTCs is very good news, but stakeholders now need to get moving quickly on the proposed real-time monitoring system …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed today’s decision to defer the proposed re-scheduling of medicines containing codeine until 2017, subject to further consideration. The delegate of the Secretary of …

Over-the-counter medicines containing codeine will remain OTC until at least 2017, the TGA has announced. A delegate of the Secretary to the Department of Health gave notice of the deferment …

There’s been a lot of debate on upscheduling codeine, writes Phil Spyrou, but if it happens, pharmacists will have an opportunity to help migraine sufferers The final decision on whether …

Professor Peter Carroll, Dr Rebekah Moles, Dr Slade Matthews, Stuart Nankivell and Nick Logan (Members of the NSW Poisons Advisory Committee) on why they think upscheduling combination codeine products is …

As the final decision on OTC codeine scheduling draws near, ASMI’s Deon Schoombie ponders some of the drawbacks of upscheduling In the lead up to the announcement of the final …

A University of Tasmania research project will seek to understand how codeine sales restrictions will affect codeine consumers and health professionals and are asking affected people to answer a questionnaire. …

The Guild has hit back at claims that pushback against the interim decision to reschedule codeine-containing OTCs to prescription only do not adequately take into account safety issues. Pain specialist …

Efforts to retain pain and cold/flu medications which contain codeine on the Pharmacist Only schedule are misguided, says a pain expert. “There’s a scare campaign going on, which really doesn’t …