Hope and fear as codeine D-Day approaches

GPs should brace for patient stampede, Guild warns
codeine in green pill

Patients in debilitating pain will be flooding GP waiting rooms across Australia next week as the ban on pharmacies selling OTC codeine finally comes into force.

This, at least, has been the vision touted by various pharmacy groups and their political supporters ever since the TGA announced its plan to upschedule the drug.