oa SA Pharmacist's Assistant - Control of codeine-containing products : pharmacy practice
|Article Title||Control of codeine-containing products : pharmacy practice|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmacist's Assistant|
|Publication Date||Jan 2006|
Extracted from text ... Lorraine Osman Pharmacy Practice So what do we do about it? Ban it? But it's useful. Make it prescription only? But it's safe and effective if taken correctly. Trust our health professionals to control sales? That's exactly what our Medicines Regulatory Authority has done. Some products fall into Schedule 2, and others into Schedule 6. Schedule 6 products are supplied only in an extremely controlled environment and under specific circumstances. Schedule 2 products are sold only in pharmacies, and may only be sold by pharmacists, pharmacist interns and pharmacist's assistants working under personal supervision of a pharmacist. The intention ..
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