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Metformin shortage substitution warning period extended to the end of the year  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has extended its Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for metformin modified-release 500 mg tablets …

TGA warns that the tablets contain undeclared sildenafil The TGA has tested a product labelled V-MAX herbal tablets and found that it contains undeclared sildenafil. “Consumers are advised that sildenafil …

A women’s clothing company has been fined almost $40,000 after it promoted “anti-virus activewear” The TGA announced on Friday that it had issued three infringement notices, totalling $39,960, to the …

Consumers are being warned about fake alprazolam which contains other ingredients, and urged only to get the product from pharmacies NSW Health and the TGA say they are warning people …

The TGA has approved remdesivir for treatment of severe coronavirus infections The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has granted provisional approval to remdesivir (Veklury) as the first treatment option for COVID-19 …

Warning issued after the death of an immuno-compromised patient following Zostavax administration   The Therapeutic Goods Administration has reiterated previous warnings about administering the Zostavax shingles vaccine to patients with immune …

Children’s paracetamol products can now return to the front of the store, but other restrictions to remain in place  The TGA’s Medicine Shortages Working Party has decided that pharmacies can …

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 …

Stockpiling of dexamethasone is being “strongly discouraged” after preliminary findings from the UK found it could play a role in helping treat people with severe COVID-19 The PSA has posted …

No lasting increase in low-dose codeine use following upscheduling, TGA says, as study reveals pharmacists’ post-schedule experiences  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has found there was a temporary spike in the …

A Victorian pharmacy has racked up 17 infringement notices and been fined more than $200,000 over alleged unlawful advertising of therapeutic goods Net Pharmacy Pty Ltd, a company based in …

Pharmacist intervention for the drug is “critical”, says delegate, while further interim decisions were made to downschedule rizatriptan, modified release melatonin and topical adapalene An interim decision has been made …