Codeine products could require a prescription

MEDICINES with codeine such as Nurofen Plus may require a prescription from 2016.

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is considering whether to reclassify the drugs because of the risk of harm, addiction or overdose.

There are fears prescription-only painkillers would increase the workload for doctors.

What do you think? Share your comments below. 

Should products containing codeine require a prescription?

This poll ended on 03 October 2015.

Current Results

Yes

18%

No

81%

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