Pharmacists warn drug shortfall will cost taxpayers, and cause 'anxiety and panic' in patients

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated July 28 2021 - 10:53pm, first published 10:00pm
SHORTFALL: Inverell pharmacist Clinton Chukwukelu is one of many local chemists who struggle to get generic everyday drugs. Photo: Jacinta Dickins

A shortage of generic drugs is causing "anxiety and panic" among patients dependent on basic heart disease or asthma drugs in regional areas, according to pharmacists.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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