Pharmaceutical opioids will be restricted to smaller pack sizes from next year as part of a TGA initiative to reduce overdose harms. Products such as fentanyl, oxycodone, morphine, tramadol as well as codeine, hydromorphone, tapentadol, buprenorphine and methadone will be affected by a raft of changes recommended by TGA’s Opioid Regulatory Advisory Group (ORAG). The ...
Prescription opioid risks: pack sizes restricted and take home naloxone recommended
By Michael Woodhead
26 Aug 2019