|Stakeholders have expressed disappointment in the PBAC's restatement of its decision to delist Panadol Osteo, and concerns that patients may turn to stronger alternatives to manage their pain. The PBAC says it assessed the issues raised in.|
|Within the Nurofen range we have Nurofen for back pain, Nurofen for tension headaches, Nurofen for migraines, Nurofen for period pain, Zavance. Within the Panadol range we have Panadol back and neck, Panadol rapid, Panadol Osteo. And then we face .|
|The Pharmacy Guild requested late last year that the PBAC review its decision to delist certain medicines which are also available over the counter from general availability on the PBS, with particular emphasis on the paracetamol 665mg and Panadol Osteo.|
|Branded forms of these such as Panadol, which contains paracetamol, and Nurofen, which contains ibuprofen, dominate the market.. "In this case, we allege that consumers have been misled into purchasing Nurofen specific pain products under the belief.|
|How's your back? About a quarter of Australia's population experience a back pain episode at any point in time, and nearly all of us (around 85%) will have at least one lifetime experience with back pain. But treating it seems very difficult. Backing.|
|Supermarkets are increasingly selling medicines once only available in pharmacies – painkillers, cough and cold remedies, antihistamines, anti-diarrhoea medication and more. So does it make sense to go to the pharmacy when these drugs are conveniently .|
|However, there are other effective over-the-counter options. Aspirin and ibuprofen: These are types of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Under NICE guidance, they should be used for back pain only if paracetamol fails to work, though this.|
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