TGA raises prospect of banning GPs from prescribing strong opioids

It's one of several options put forward as part of a new bid to reduce misuse
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GPs would be banned from prescribing S8 opioids including oxycodone and fentanyl under a proposal flagged by the TGA.

The idea is one of several put forward by the medicine watchdog as it consults on how to address misuse and overdose.