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MDMA and psilocybin may show promise for mental health treatment when administered in closely clinically supervised settings, independent panel finds MDMA and psilocybin may show potential as therapeutic agents for …

CSL’s Melbourne Broadmeadows facility had a positive COVID-19 case One of the CSL production facilities producing the Astra Zeneca Covid vaccine, Vaxzevria, has had a positive COVID-19 case of its own, …

TGA issues guidance on post-expiry date usage of shortage-impacted treatment   The Therapeutic Goods Administration says tocilizumab vials continue to be stable for a further six months past their labelled expiry …

The TGA has announced its approval of the first monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19 in Australia Australians with COVID-19 who are at risk of hospitalisation will now have access to …

Pharmacists now able to substitute alternatives for menopause treatment after a scarcity notification was issued    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has advised of a shortage of all strengths of …

Shortage notice issued for multiple presentations of arthritis treatment The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a warning regarding shortages of multiple presentations of tocilizumab (Actemra). Roche, the sponsor of …

Pregnant women have poor adherence to anti-hypertensives, despite the risk of complications, study finds Pharmacists have a major role to play in educating women on the need to remain adherent …

Medicines scheduling committee knocks back attempts to allow advertising for a number of Pharmacist Only medications  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has rejected proposed amendments to current medicine  schedules that would …

Pediatric asthma care in Australia remains disjointed, with marked differences in post-discharge care, management and knowledge, a new survey reveals   A cross-sectional survey of 502 hospital nursing and medical staff …

Review findings highlight the vital role pharmacists can play in opioid stewardship Findings from a new review show that pharmacists are ideally positioned to promote and implement effective opioid stewardship—providing …

A Queensland study examining opioid dispensing and prescribing to all adults over a 21-year period found some interesting results The number of people dispensed opioids in Queensland increased more than …

Moderna’s COVID vaccine, set for pharmacy supply, wins provisional TGA approval  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has granted provisional approval to Elasomeran, Moderna’s COVID vaccine that is slated for provision through …