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Nanny won’t trust us with cold and flu tablets?

3 January 2017

9:19 AM

3 January 2017

9:19 AM

codeineThe announcement by the Therapeutic Goods Administration that pharmaceutical products that contain codeine will no longer be available over the counter in 2018 has been met with resistance by the Australian Self Medication Industry and many ordinary Australians who rely on these medications for self-management of pain.

Medications containing codeine will be Schedule 4 drugs from February 2018, meaning that for people to obtain them, they will have to get a prescription from a GP.

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