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Medicines, if disposed of unsafely, have the potential to both cause damage to the environment and pose a risk to public safety.
Dry mouth is a common condition that can harm dentition, contribute to mucosal discomfort and affect an individual’s quality of life.
Over-the-counter medicines are frequently used to manage childhood ailments. How can pharmacists help ensure they are administered correctly?
In recent years jurisdictional regulations have been amended enabling Australian pharmacists to administer some vaccines to children.
Pharmacists are well equipped to assist patients who request treatment for pain. This article discusses the role of the pharmacist in the appropriate supply of over-the-counter diclofenac for management of pain.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has down- scheduled – to Schedule 3 Pharmacist Only – immediate-release melatonin preparations for the treatment of jet lag in adults aged 18 years or older.
Pharmacists can play an important role in supporting patients to quit smoking,3 along with general practitioners, helplines and online services.
Health can be defined in many ways and is influenced by context, culture and an individual's belief systems.
Achieving adequate pain relief in the community setting has become increasingly challenging. Misuse of analgesics in recent years has led to the implementation of stricter regulations in Australia.
Thom, 37, a regular patient of the pharmacy, presents their venlafaxine repeat for dispensing. You know this has been prescribed for PTSD and ask how they have been going with their treatment. They disclose that their symptoms have been difficult to manage over the last few weeks and that they don’t feel like their medication has been working as well. Thom explains that a friend mentioned MDMA could be used for PTSD, and they’re now considering taking it to help them feel better.