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Has pharmacy moved on from the codeine upscheduling? Our panel talks about the new paradigm in pain management by pharmacists In the second of our podcasts on pain treatment and …

New proposals may see pharmacists dispensing downscheduled allergic rhinitis, migraine treatments, while caffeine powders are to be effectively banned The TGA’s medicine scheduling committee is set to rule on proposals …

In the first of a two-part series, Carlene McMaugh talks to a range of pharmacy experts about pain management. In particular we look at the impact of scheduling changes – …

Stakeholders have suggested that NSAIDs could be moved to pharmacy-only in a bid to avoid interactions such as the “triple whammy” with diuretics and ACE inhibitors Macquarie University researcher Dr …

What were the ten most clicked stories on the AJP website over the last month? Regulatory and legal issues, Chemist Warehouse, scheduling changes and flu vaccines head up the list …

Mometasone to remain a mostly prescription product after downscheduling application is knocked back TGA regulators have rejected a proposal to move the corticosteroid mometasone to become a Schedule 3 product. …

Scheduling committee to decide on making some paracetamol products Pharmacist Only The TGA has requested that its scheduling committee examine whether a certain category of paracetamol medicine be upscheduled to …

The medicines scheduling committee has ruled against the PSA and Guild, deciding that diclofenac up to 2% will be removed from the Schedule 2 entry from 1 October Late last …

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 …

Don’t fall back on opioids or codeine combination products after Feb 1 rescheduling deadline, prescribers warned, as AMA boss says stockpiling is not a concern Australian prescribers have been warned …

Australian pharmacists may be missing a major opportunity to expand their professional role by being unaware of continued dispensing provisions A survey of Australian pharmacists’ attitudes to medicine reclassification (ie. …

Will the success of MedsASSIST be enough to prevent the upscheduling of OTC codeine products? At the ASMI conference in October, Health Minister Sussan Ley suggested a final decision on the scheduling …