New rules for medicines with codeine
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New rules for medicines with codeine

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Title: PDF logo New rules for medicines with codeine (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: Since February 2018 you can only buy medicines with codeine with a prescription from your doctor. This is because codeine is an opioid medicine and should only be taken on the advice of a doctor or nurse.
Organisation: NPS MedicineWise (former National Prescribing Service)
Publishing date: June 2018
Last reviewed: June 2019
Target audience: General

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