Prescription medicine addiction

Prescription medicine addiction and misuse is a scourge that affects thousands of Australians. Each year hundreds die as a result of prescription medicine overdose. Experts from around the country have long sought the deployment of a Real Time Prescription Monitoring system (RTPM). MediSecure has this system. We will use this board to keep you informed on recent articles about prescription medicine addiction, overdose and progress on a solution.
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Legally prescribed addiction

Prescription addiction: Australia's 'terrifying' level of prescription medication misuse

A SUNSHINE Coast woman is suing a doctor for continuing to prescribe medication that  she claims turned her into a compulsive gambler.

A SUNSHINE Coast woman is suing a doctor for continuing to prescribe medication that she claims turned her into a compulsive gambler.

Drugs of dependence: Legal concerns rise among doctors | Medical Observer

Informed Consent and Malpractice Claim Not Separate in Unique Case

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Toowoomba Hospital general manager Dr Peter Gillies leaves Toowoomba Courthouse yesterday after appearing at a coronial inquest into the death of nurse Katie Lee Howman.

THE circumstances leading to the drug overdose death of Toowoomba nurse Katie Lee Howman have been examined in close detail.

Oxycodone, such as that found in Endone, is a popular ingredient on the illicit drug mark

DOCTOR-shopping drug dealers are selling opioids for up to a 100 a pill, fuelling a lucrative black market in Queensland that is leading to a surge in overdoses, some of them fatal.

Scriptwise: system to prevent prescription drug deaths

Scriptwise: system to prevent prescription drug deaths

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MediSecure - Secure & Simple e-prescription System

Scripts may not be required to buy oral contraceptives from pharmacies - http://medisecure.com.au/scripts-may-not-be-required-to-buy-oral-contraceptives-from-pharmacies/

Doctor scripts may not be required to buy oral contraceptives from pharmacies - MediSecure

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