Pharmacists win right to prescribe topical mometasone and triptans

The decisions put patients at risk and highlights short falls in TGA scheduling processes, says Professor Mark Morgan

Next month pharmacists with no additional training will be free to prescribe preparations of 0.1% mometasone in pack sizes up to 15 grams.

Concern aftrer pharmacists win prescribibng rights for topical mometasone, triptans
Professor Mark Morgan.

Previously, patients could only access the corticosteroid with a prescription from a GP.

The TGA, which announced the downscheduling decision last week, has also given the green