Cancer care

Outcry prompts TGA backflip on opioid prescribing restrictions

The TGA appears to have backpedalled on a proposal to restrict prescribing of strong opioids to clinicians in specialties such as pain medicine and palliative care. The idea to limit prescribing of S8 opioids to certain “classes of medical practitioners” – much in the same way as the acne drug isotretinoin can only be prescribed by ...

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