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New batch of replacement medicines approved for use in Australia to combat ongoing medicines shortages   The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has announced some new updates to the list of Section …

Nearly one third of young adults think OTC analgesics are “completely harmless” and one quarter take them for a non-indicated purpose, says intern pharmacist researcher While analgesics are commonly used …

A pharmacist researcher has warned about high prevalence of medication record discrepancies at a national conference, pointing to digital records as a solution Medicine-related problems are common because using medicines …

Pharmacist-led research has found rates of hormonal LARC use almost doubled over the past decade, but uptake in Victoria and NSW was lower A new nationwide study has found that …

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has recently made a number of updates to the database of medicine shortages and newly approved replacements Among the new listings or updates are: Fluoxetine capsules …

New medicine options approved after problems hit supply of depression treatments  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved new overseas options after problems were revealed regarding the availability of a couple …

TGA seeks feedback on proposed changes to compounded medicines guidelines The Therapeutic Goods Administration is seeking submissions from interested parties on its proposed changes to compounded medicine manufacturing practices and …

How many people were prescribed 10‐ or 20‐tablet pack sizes prior to PBAC-recommended changes? Research led by the Pharmacy Department at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane has reviewed oxycodone …

Survey reveals how the pandemic has hampered the provision of vaccinations in Australian pharmacies COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected the ability of pharmacists in Australia to provide vaccination services, new …

TGA announces more medicine shortages are now impacting Australia  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is advising health professionals and consumers that there is an ongoing shortage of medicines containing olmesartan …

The number of Australians who die from unintentional drug overdose each year continues to rise, and is set to worsen due to COVID-19, a new report reveals. Released on International …

TGA warns of a serious shortage of HRT patches, and their planned replacements, as well as some oral contraceptives Australia is facing a shortage of estradiol patches which will last …