Changes to Codeine containing medication

Bungendore Medical Centre Position statement regarding Codeine containing medications If you have been using codeine preparations, for example: Panadeine, Nurofen Plus, Mersyndol and certain cough mixtures; you may be aware that these medications are no longer available without a prescription. Codeine is an opioid and there is now significant evidence that opioids pose risks to health if used inappropriately. This is why the Therapeutic Goods Administration Australia has altered the listing for codeine availability, bringing it into line with the USA, and most of the European Union Countries. There is scientific evidence to support an approach which emphasises ceasing codeine containing med

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