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Over-the-counter painkillers containing codeine or dihydrocodeine

10/25/2014
07:01 | Author: Tyler James

Over the counter codeine products
Over-the-counter painkillers containing codeine or dihydrocodeine

New warnings and tighter controls on the sales of over-the-counter (OTC) At that time warnings were added to product information and pack.

Volume 3, Issue 2 September 2009.

You are asked to support the public health measures taken by:

New warnings and tighter controls on the sales of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines containing codeine or dihydrocodeine are being introduced to minimise the risk of overuse and addiction to these medicines, in line with recent advice from the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM). The package of measures includes changes to indications, labels and leaflets, pack size, and advertising.

Key messages for pharmacists:

The PIL will also carry information about the warning signs of addiction, ie, if the medicine is needed for longer periods and in higher doses than recommended, and if stopping the medicine makes you feel unwell but you feel better when you start taking it again.

Feedback from patient groups has indicated that the existing warnings of the risks of addiction and overuse headache have not proved effective.

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Opportunities and challenges over-the-counter codeine supply from

8/24/2014
05:38 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

Over the counter codeine products
Opportunities and challenges over-the-counter codeine supply from

Opportunities and challenges: over-the-counter codeine supply from the target interventions to reduce harm related to OTC codeine products.

Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Address as of September 2012: The University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia.

Volume 21, Issue 3, pages 161–168, June 2013 Additional Information.

Nielsen, S., Cameron, J. and Pahoki, S. (2013), Opportunities and challenges: over-the-counter codeine supply from the codeine consumer’s perspective. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 21: 161–168. doi: 10.1111/j.. 2012.00247.x.

* Correspondence Dr Suzanne Nielsen, 54-62 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Vic.

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Benzodiazepines, z-drugs and codeine products - King39s College

6/23/2014
03:43 | Author: Sarah Gray

Over the counter codeine products
Benzodiazepines, z-drugs and codeine products - King39s College

The changing use of prescribed benzodiazepines and z-drugs and of over-the-counter codeine-containing products in England: a structured review of published.

The National Addiction Centre in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Bristol and funded by the Department of Health conducted a review of the changing use of prescribed benzodiazepines and z-drugs and of over-the-counter codeine-containing products in England. This review of published evidence and analysis of available data informed consideration of the extent of dependence and harm. This review was made available online in May 2011, to request a copy of the report, please contact us.

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Codeine rescheduling - information for sponsors

4/22/2014
01:44 | Author: Emily Peterson

Over the counter codeine products
Codeine rescheduling - information for sponsors

For an OTC CACC medicine entry or product details have been.

Enquiries should be made to the OTC Medicines Section (freecall 1800 616 011) or. Top of page.

RESOLUTION 2009/56-8 The Committee decided:

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Scheduling of medicines & poisons 24 February 2010.

Web page last updated: Monday, 20 June 2011 URL: /industry/otc-codeine-rescheduling-100224.htm.

Content last updated: Wednesday, 24 February 2010.

These are also available from the ASMI website.

The National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee (NDPSC), at its June 2009 meeting made the following resolution:

It is the sponsor's responsibility to ensure that all requirements are met.

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Over-the-counter codeine phosphate 39misused by general public

2/21/2014
01:35 | Author: Sarah Gray

Over the counter codeine products
Over-the-counter codeine phosphate 39misused by general public

Over-the-counter preparations of codeine phosphate were being the sale of all products containing codeine phosphate to "pharmacy.

"The data submitted should include the 1. Category of Drug 2. Brand Name 3. Chemical Name 4. Strength 5. Pack Size 6. Manufacturer 5. Country of origin. The Council requests that this information be supplied electronically, preferably in an excel spreadsheet.

"We have since issued an advisory and press release advising that this product be kept behind the prescription counter and given only on the recommendation of a pharmacist or by prescription.

Stop the stupidity. This banana republic piracy has to come to an end.

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