Britain’s Medicines and
Healthcare products Regulatory
Agency (MHRA) has released a
21st century version of the original
Yellow Card system devised
following the 1964 thalidomide
medical debacle, intended as an
early warning system to identify
drug side effects and adverse
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SOUTH Australian coroner Mark Johns has recommended that laxative medications be removed from pharmacy front of shop and only made available with pharmacist advice, after an inquest into the death of an anorexic woman who was reportedly taking up to 800 tablets each day.
THE Queensland Government has launched an inquiry into all sales of pharmacies in the state over the last two years – including the purchase of the Malouf group by Ramsay Health exclusively revealed by Pharmacy Daily (PD 23 Aug 17).