Triptans downscheduled to S3 medicines

Last year, the Therapeutic Goods Administration announced that certain triptans will be available over the counter in 2021.

Appropriate reflux management in pharmacy

Management strategies for reflux begin with lifestyle and diet modifications, and if symptoms persist, non-prescription medicines may be recommended.

Moderna coming to a pharmacy near you

The first doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine (Spikevax) will be delivered to 1,200 community pharmacies at the end of next week.

PBS changes for prescription opioids

Changes to regulations on opioid supply in Australia came into effect this week, with new Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme listings resulting in smaller quantities and restrictions around opioid prescribing for pain treatment.

Gout management: treat to target

Gout and hyperuricaemia are major health issues as they are associated with metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus, obesity and hypertension.

COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations: tips for community pharmacists

The COVID-19 pandemic makes it more important than ever for Australians to access influenza vaccinations and pharmacist immunisers are ready to help protect the community.