TGA Consultation on opioids

The TGA is seeking input on a regulatory response to the potential misuse of prescribed Schedule 8 (S8) opioids in Australia by March 2.

 

TGA Consultation on opioids: Prescription strong (Schedule 8) opioid use and misuse in Australia – options for a regulatory response

The TGA is seeking comments from interested parties on options for a regulatory response to the potential misuse of prescribed Schedule 8 (S8) opioids in Australia.

The paper examines the issues around prescription opioid use and misuse in Australia and explores options for a regulatory response to issues identified.


The focus of this consultation is on the higher-risk S8 opioids, although some Schedule 4 (S4) opioids may also be considered.
 
FPM will be making a submission.  For Fellows wishing to make a submission independently, the closing date is close of business Friday, March 2, 2018.
 
For more information on the consultation, please go to their website.
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