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A young man with a glass of water in one hand and a tablet in the other

Australians bought more than 65 million packs of paracetamol pain relief last year. TGA efforts to reduce its potential harms will need to take those who use it to manage pain into consideration.

Middle age woman sitting on bed clutches at back in apparent pain

Measures to curb growing rates of opioid use are also making it difficult for people with long-term, chronic pain to get ongoing prescriptions.

woman in hospital bed sipping from a mug

New national standards aim to change doctors’ prescribing habits for hospital patients with pain when they’re discharged home.