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Codeine sales and codeine-related poisoning calls have plummeted since the 1 February 2018 upschedule of low-dose codeine to Prescription Only New research led by the University of Sydney and published …

Pharmacy Guild NSW president David Heffernan claims there may have been a “reframing of the truth” around the codeine upscheduling In his President’s Address in the latest NSW Guild newsletter, …

Not satisfied with the February 1 upschedule of low-dose codeine, one stakeholder has applied to upschedule some codeine-containing products to S8 A proposed amendment to the scheduling of codeine has …

Nearly three-quarters of pharmacists would like to see greater restrictions on the availability of ibuprofen, an AJP poll has revealed Following concerns expressed by pharmacists that Australians could be at …

Amcal is reaching out to OTC codeine users in preparation for the looming upschedule The Amcal banner is rolling out tailored pain management plans for patients in the lead-up to …

A new study has quantified the disconnect between GP views on the codeine upschedule, and those held by pharmacists and codeine users The study, Attitudes in Australia on the upscheduling …

Regular users of medicines containing codeine are being invited to participate in a study on how the rescheduling will affect them A University of Tasmania research project is aiming to …

The Pharmacy Guild has reversed its position on the codeine upschedule – or so says the Health Minister Speaking at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners’ conference in Sydney …

Liberal MPs have flagged concerns with Health Minister Greg Hunt over the codeine upschedule in a party room meeting The Guardian reports that Tim Wilson, Russell Broadbent, Jason Falinski and …

MedsASSIST is “inadequate” and codeine would not be approved were it invented today, the AMA president has said But the Pharmacy Guild says that the decision-making tool deserves to be …

NZ pharmacists oppose codeine upschedule; most Zambian pharmacies operating illegally; Chicago moves to reduce script pressure New Zealand: Radio New Zealand has detailed a debate over the potential upscheduling of …

The Pharmacy Guild has rejected claims it’s putting profits ahead of patient safety “Chemists are putting profits ahead of patient safety as they try to fight new rules that will …