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One of the key health-related tasks of the re-elected Coalition government will be to ensure a solution to the supply of the expensive new Hepatitis C medicines. The scale of …

New labels will include easier-to-find active ingredients, a critical information panel and designated space for a dispensing label The TGA has announced it will be implementing two new labelling orders …

Sometimes less is more beneficial, say University of Sydney researchers Jesse Jansen, Senior Research Fellow, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney Andrew McLachlan, Professor of Pharmacy (Aged Care), University of …

US report highlights the expensive new medications that may be heading our way A lot of attention has recently been given to the economic impact on pharmacy’s stocking expensive new …

Although video misses out on highlighting pharmacists as go-to medicines experts The government organisation has released a video that warns consumers against purchasing medicines and medical devices online, due to a …

Keep an eye on safety as medicine ingredient names change, says TGA spokesperson Some Australian pharmaceutical ingredient names have been updated to reflect those used internationally, the TGA reminds pharmacists. …

Cough and cold medicine ingredient linked to allergy and skin reaction risk The TGA has warned that medicines containing bromhexine have been linked to a small risk of severe allergic …

A review into the safety and efficacy of OTC codeine-containing medicines reports mixed findings The Australian review concluded that the drugs do provide significant pain relief but with little evidence of …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia yesterday gave evidence to the Senate Economics Legislation committee inquiry into the National Health Amendment Bill, and said it wants a “timely” passage of the Bill through the …