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Rescheduling modified release paracetamol to Pharmacist Only did not significantly reduce overdose, researchers write Rose Cairns, Firouzeh Noghrehchi and Nicholas Buckley have examined the impact of the June 2020 decision …

The AMA has spoken out on the TGA’s recommendations on restricting paracetamol, saying pharmacists can help patients navigate pain management The Australian Medical Association’s submission on paracetamol scheduling supports limiting …

Peak body submission to ACMS on proposed changes to paracetamol scheduling goes “off-proposal” to voice broad opposition to all general sales The Pharmacy Guild has used its submission to the …

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 …