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Rules around pharmacist vaccinations differ between states – and the same could happen for codeine availability, one stakeholder says With only two days to go before low-dose codeine is upscheduled …

Response to article published in the AJP – OTC codeine death claims must stop by A/Prof Adrian Reynolds The Australian Journal of Pharmacy article with Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president …

There is no substance to reports that GPs could be banned from prescribing S8 analgesics, the TGA says Over the long weekend, Fairfax and News media reported that the TGA’s …

ScriptWise has launched new videos on social media as the February 1st codeine rescheduling deadline looms Codeine will become prescription-only this Thursday following the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s decision that the …

More than a fifth of codeine users are currently stockpiling the drug, new research suggests myDNA conducted research to find out how many Australians are using over-the-counter codeine-containing analgesics, ahead …

Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy and the University of Sydney’s Peter Carroll have gone head-to-head on Radio National debating codeine efficacy and implication in overdose The two spoke to the …

Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president David Heffernan has hit out at recent claims about deaths associated with OTC codeine, saying they defame pharmacists In a message to NSW Guild members, …

It’s possible that some people with codeine use disorder will emerge after February 2018 and present for help after their supplies run out, stakeholders say In an editorial in Australian …

NPS MedicineWise has released new guidance for pharmacists on the codeine upschedule, focusing on five consumer concerns Drawing on the most common complaints and questions aired on social media about …

With the clock ticking as Australia counts down the last couple of weeks to the codeine upschedule, it’s no surprise that the controversial drug made headlines this week The Society …

Single ingredient codeine medicines are set to be downscheduled across the Tasman New Zealand’s Medicines Classification Committee (MCC) has decided to downschedule single ingredient codeine medicines and upschedule all codeine …

Pharmacists are taking to mainstream media outlets both large and small to express their opinions on the upcoming codeine changes Several pharmacists around the country have given interviews to state …