From 1 February 2018, all medicines that contain codeine will no longer be available without prescription in pharmacies. Codeine is a commonly used medicine to help manage mild to moderate pain that is sometimes subject to misuse and dependence. There is a plethora of information and support available for health professionals and consumers with regard to these changes. Please see below for information that may be relevant to your practice.
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Webinar: Thursday 12 April, 7.30pm
Title: Codeine rescheduling - What are my options since codeine was rescheduled?
Organiser: Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine
Ballarat Goldfields and Wimmera Grampians
Jacqueline Keevins, Manager ORTicare, p: 5338 0511