Date of prep: December 2020
Prescribing information and
adverse events reporting
For healthcare professionals only
People who take prescribed or over-the-counter medicines containing opioids for non-cancer pain will now be given stronger warnings about risks.
I have lived with persistent pain almost all of my life starting with ‘growing pains’ as a child, which sadly, did not leave me as I got older.
As pharmacy professionals, it is our duty of care to ensure that patients receive treatment suited to their needs, in order to provide optimal benefit. An issue that is well known in pharmacy practice is that of over-the-counter pain relief. These consultations can be difficult as it is often hard to determine whether the […]