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The down-scheduling of several triptans in 2021 has helped improve patient access to migraine-specific treatments.1 However, pharmacists may still be unclear on what the regulatory and clinical considerations are for …

Modified release paracetamol upscheduled to S3, but GP groups express concern about the move Modified release paracetamol are set to be re-scheduled as S3 (Pharmacist Only) products according to the …

Leading hair-loss treatment could be set to move to pharmacist-only category Regulators are set to decide on a request to down-schedule a leading hair-loss treatment to the S3 (Pharmacist Only) …

Relaxed medicine advertising guidelines are set to boost downscheduling applications, industry believes Recent reforms to advertising regulations for Schedule 3 medicines are a “big win” for consumers, pharmacy and industry, …

New proposal put forward for Pharmacist-Only sildenafil category The TGA’s Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling is set to again review the possibility of creating an S3 category for sildenafil (Viagra). There …

Maxigesic is outselling other paracetamol-ibuprofen brands in pharmacy There has been strong sales in schedule 3 30s packs, which the company says is significant as it means pharmacists are recommending it …

PDL takes a look at a challenging codeine customer situation From 1 February 2018 medicines containing codeine will no longer be available without a prescription due to the Therapeutic Goods …

The Australian Self Medication Industry has announced its support for the TGA’s commitment to change restrictions on the advertising of S3 medicines ASMI also says it supports the establishment of …

TGA’s surprise move to allow easier advertising of S3 medicines catches the industry and health professionals by surprise A new Scheduling Handbook, announced by the TGA late on Thursday (18th) …

Doctors’s group disagrees with expansion of downscheduling S4 medicines with controls, citing patient safety concerns The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has again taken aim at pharmacy, this time over the …

Should all S2 and S3 medicines to be kept behind the counter, with a completely separate area for CMs? And who supports this proposition? Recently the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration …

Angel Gonzalez takes a look at life without a Pharmacist Only schedule The controversial topic of introducing a third class of drugs in the United States has been ongoing for …