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RPS calls for tighter controls on paracetamol packs

 

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RPS calls for tighter controls on paracetamol packs

New research published in the BMJ has shown that limiting paracetamol pack sizes has reduced the number of deaths through overdose.

Now the Royal Pharmaceutical Society has called for legislation to stop retailers offering multi-buy deals on paracetamol.

 

Currently retailers only have to abide by voluntary guidelines not to sell large quantities of paracetamol. Most retailers comply with these voluntary agreements, but others do not. More ….