Review into Paracetamol raises big questions about

2022-04-05
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One of the authors of a new review into the effectiveness of paracetamol has told The New Daily the widely used painkiller would not be approved if brought to market today.

Paracetamol is Australia’s go-to drug for pain relief and is routinely prescribed for many childhood ailments and post-operative pain – but the University Sydney review found there is no good evidence that the drug is actually effective against many ailmentsa 12 per cent increase over 2020..

Professor Chris MaherThe provinces and territories have used 71.68 per cent of their available vaccine supply., senior author of the report, told TND there was no evidence that paracetamol worked any better than a placebo for treating most ailments, even a sore throatkey fobs go missing, and these are sold to thieves o.

Professor Maher said the evidence as to the drug’s efficacy in most applications was so poor that it wouldn’t be approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration “if it came on the market today”.

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