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KOFM’s Tanya & Steve investigate the Government’s Codeine Crackdown

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KOFM’s Tanya & Steve investigate the Government’s Codeine Crackdown

IF YOU take Panadeine Extra, Nurofen Plus or Mersyndol, prepare for some BIG changes. From tomorrow, all codeine-containing medicines sold over the counter at your local pharmacist will become prescription only.

With approximately one million Australians taking medicines that contain codeine, the effects will be far-reaching, with greater demand on GPs and pain specialists, and thousands of people rethinking their relationship with this powerful drug.

Click the Podcast below for an interview KOFM’s Tanya & Steve conducted with Dr Bridie O’Donnell on the medical reasons behind the Federal government’s initiative to reduce Codeine intake.

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