Addiction Medicine

One in five fatal strokes experienced by Australians aged under 44 involve psychostimulant use, a new National Drug and…
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One in five fatal strokes among younger adults are linked to the use of methamphetamine and other psychostimulants, a world…
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GPs in Victoria have 12 months to register for the state’s real-time prescription monitoring service, which has just been…
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Most doctors found guilty of inappropriate prescribing either lack the assertiveness to say no to patients or are working in…
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There has been no spike in GP scripts for opioid analgesics since over-the-counter codeine was banned from pharmacy shelves…
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Victoria’s SafeScript system appears to be proving its value, with pharmacies and doctors receiving alerts about more than…
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GPs are turning a deaf ear to pharmacists’ advice about opioid prescriptions, according to an Australian study. University…
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