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Seeking an exemption from prescription for codeine-containing products is heading into “dangerous territory,” says AMA chief And it’s likely doctors will prescribe less codeine and at lower doses after the …

Symbion is helping to educate pharmacy about the impacts of codeine changes The wholesaler is conducting a series of forums around the country to help manage the transition of low-dose …

New figures show many will still see pharmacy as their first port of call for pain relief after codeine is upscheduled New research from Sanofi Consumer Healthcare investigated the likely …

The PSA and Guild have expressed disappointment after an RACGP spokesperson said OTC codeine is “out of control” Royal Australian College of General Practitioners president Bastian Seidel said in a …

A majority of pharmacists support the Guild’s “prescription – except when” model for low-dose codeine, an AJP poll has found Following the TGA’s final decision to upschedule codeine-containing products which …

No lead-in period for codeine upschedule in France; Boots backs down on EC price; NZ synthetic cannabis deaths; homeopathy scripts scrapped in UK France: French Health Minister Agnès Buzyn has …

Outspoken pharmacy critic Dr Edwin Kruys has taken aim at the Guild over its proposed model for codeine Yesterday in Forefront, the Pharmacy Guild outlined its proposed “Prescription – except …

Most pharmacies are still using MedsASSIST, an AJP poll has found As the deadline for the upscheduling of codeine-containing OTCs grows closer, AJP readers had warned that pharmacies might drop …

Ensuring access to codeine-containing analgesics is “one of the Guild’s highest priorities,” it says Pharmacy Guild executive director David Quilty has written in this week’s edition of Forefront that upscheduling …

We take a look at what you had to say about the MedsASSIST decisions AJP‘s comments sections lit up this week as announcements were made first, that MedsASSIST would be …

From February 2018 medicines containing codeine will no longer be available OTC, meaning pharmacists will need to provide alternative medicines and methods of managing pain. Leanne Philpott reports. The TGAs …

Pharmacists across Australia are expressing disappointment at the discontinuation of MedsASSIST, amid fears of stockpiling The Guild has announced that the decision-making tool will be wound up at 10pm on …