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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 …

Ranitidine set to remain an S3 medicine, while TGA decides to downschedule migraine and acne treatments The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) scheduling delegate has confirmed that the reflux treatment ranitidine …

Running a national minor ailment scheme through community pharmacy is cost effective, and clinically effective, new research claims Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney conducted a randomised controlled trial …

Depression treatment no longer to be supplied in Australia Australian consumers and health professionals are being advised that phenelzine tablets will no longer being supplied, and stock is currently very …

A multinational study involving Australian researchers has found more evidence for cardiovascular benefits associated with the newest group of oral medications used to treat type 2 diabetes New research has …

“The battle that we have as a credentialed pharmacist is the doctor is too terrified to stop medication, because if they have a heart attack or a stroke then they’re …