Revised PBS listings from 1 June will cut the amounts of opioid medication that can be prescribed and ban repeat prescriptions for treatment of non-chronic pain. The changes, introduced as part of measures to tackle increasing pharmaceutical opioid misuse and deaths in Australia will reduce the quantities of immediate-release opioids available on prescription for acute ...
New curbs on access to opioids and paracetamol
By Michael Woodhead
1 Jun 2020