Paracetamol/ibuprofen has become the most popular replacement for OTC codeine for patients with arthritis, according to anecdotal reports by pharmacists. The up-scheduling of low-dose codeine medicines, which came into effect on February 1, was hailed as a win for evidence-based medicine but there were predictions of short-term fall out for some rhuematology patients, such as ...
Arthritis patients adjust to managing joint pain without OTC codeine
By Tessa Hoffman
12 Apr 2018