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The AMA’s West Australian branch has accused the State’s Health Minister, Roger Cook, of risking residents’ health Mr Cook, alongside all other State and Territory Health Ministers bar South Australian …

Codeine might not even be approved for use if it was introduced today, one doctor says “I think if codeine was invented next week, it might struggle to get listed,” …

The AMA has accused the Pharmacy Guild of “actively undermining” the TGA over the codeine upschedule Following yesterday’s announcement by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro that the NSW Nationals supported …

The rescheduling of OTC codeine-containing analgesics to prescription only won’t reduce misuse or increase patient safety, writes Professor Peter Carroll I believe the TGA’s decision to upschedule OTC codeine-containing preparations …

The Guild has told doctors to “get real” about tackling the harms caused by opioid misuse Guild president George Tambassis was responding to today’s RACP statement on codeine, criticising it …

Australians have expressed anger and confusion about codeine on NPS MedicineWise’ Facebook page The cascade of comments came after NPS posted alerting consumers to the upcoming codeine schedule change. NPS …

Yet another country is considering upscheduling low-dose codeine products to prescription-only status Canada’s Department of Health is seeking feedback on its proposal to require all products containing codeine to be …

Consumers have reacted with concern to a news story highlighting the upcoming codeine schedule change On Friday, News Corp journalist Debbie Schipp reported on the imminent “codeine crackdown” following the …

The TGA has advised on codeine stock management following the upcoming reschedule to prescription only The TGA has updated information for wholesalers, sponsors and retail pharmacies regarding the upscheduling of …

ASMI has criticised a bid to upschedule ibuprofen to pharmacy-only A proposal was made at the November meeting of the ACMS to reschedule the painkiller to pharmacy-only. But ASMI says …

The RACGP has used International Overdose Awareness Day to tell pharmacy to support the codeine upschedule August 31 is Overdose Awareness Day, held worldwide to raise awareness of overdose, reduce …

It’s time to talk to patients about protecting them from opioid-related harms, writes Debbie Rigby From 1 February 2018 all codeine-based medications will become prescription-only. Low-dose codeine is currently used …