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Opioid epidemic has reached Australia

Research by the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety (CMUS) at the Monash University Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has found that a […]

Bupredermal Patches

Bupredermal patches (buprenorphine) act through the skin to treat moderate to severe pain. Buprenorphine is an opioid analgesic and may cause physical dependence.

Majority of opioid overdose deaths relate to pharmaceutical opioids

The number of people dying as a result of opioid use has risen markedly, says a report by the National […]

Ibuprofen

Generic Name: ibuprofen Product Name: APO-Ibuprofen 400 Indication: What ibuprofen is used for Ibuprofen is used for the temporary relief […]

Warning over claims that medical cannabis cuts opioid use

Claims that medical cannabis use has reduced opioid overdose deaths in the United States have been challenged by a University […]

Opioids for muscle and joint pain in older people may be harmful

A University of Sydney study has shown that opioids offer older people with muscle and joint pain little benefit, whilst […]

Botox treatment for migraine: Dr Julian Rodrigues

    This is the third of three videos. To view the other videos in this series, see: What is […]

Migraine treatment: Dr Julian Rodrigues

    This is the second of three videos. To view the other videos in this series, see: What is […]

Codeine addiction in the spotlight

Along with over-the-counter opioid medicines, the use of prescription-only drugs such as oxycodone, fentanyl, and morphine is on the rise. […]

Misuse of over-the-counter painkillers costing Australia millions

A University of South Australia study looking at the health impacts of over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers has revealed the high costs […]