He wants better access to the drug for the five-year-old, who has a rare form of epilepsy.
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Suppliers say the legal route is complex.
But the full picture might not be known for years.
In 2012, when other parents were trading stories about the difficulties of balancing homework with football training or swimming lessons, I was in my garage painstakingly measuring amounts of a schedule one narcotic to extract medication for my son.
Codeine-based painkillers like Nurofen Plus and Panadeine Extra may be only prescribed by a doctor from 2016. The Therapeutic Goods Administration Thursday recommended analgesic products containing co...