The Australian Medical Association Limited and state AMA entities comply with the Privacy Act 1988. Please refer to the AMA Privacy Policy to understand our commitment to you and information on how we store and protect your data.



05 Oct 2017

The AMA fully supports the independence of the TGA in making decisions about medicines scheduling, and condemns groups that are attempting to undermine the TGA decision to make codeine prescription-only.

Published: 05 Oct 2017

Dr Parnis, ABC 774, Codeine

AMA Vice President Dr Stephen Parnis, spoke with ABC 774 about recommendations from the TGA that medicines containing Codeine should be made prescription only. Dr Stephen Parnis said the change would save lives.