Should paracetamol be restricted to prevent harm?

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ABC Radio National news article in the AM program exploring TGAs enquiry into ways to restrict access to paracetamol. 

Subject

Overdose

Paracetamol 

Health Policy

Period13 Oct 2022

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Media contributions

  • TitleShould paracetamol be restricted to prevent harm?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC Radionational AM program
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryAustralia
    Date13/10/22
    DescriptionThe medicines regulator is deciding whether to restrict paracetamol sales because it's used in half of self-poisoning attempts in young people.

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