Osteoarthritis pain treatment harder to get from June 1 due to overdose fears

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May 30 2020 - 6:00am
BEHIND THE COUNTER: Osteoarthritis sufferers will have to ask their pharmacist for modified release paracetamol under TGA changes.
BEHIND THE COUNTER: Osteoarthritis sufferers will have to ask their pharmacist for modified release paracetamol under TGA changes.

FROM Monday all modified release (MR) paracetamol products, such as Panadol osteo, often taken by osteoarthritis sufferers and other with chronic pain, will only be available from behind the counter at pharmacies.

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Eileen Wood

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