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Some pregnancy tests have been removed from the Australian market following a TGA review The TGA has completed a review of all human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) pregnancy self-test kits on …

Swisse is calling for the Government to switch advertising claim regulation of CMs from the TGA to the ACCC and Advertising Standards Bureau In its pre-Budget submission, the complementary medicines …

Interested parties can comment on proposed changes to strengthen safety monitoring for medicines in Australia The TGA has announced that it is introducing a range of changes to strengthen safety …

The TGA has received a report of a death occurring in a person with pre-existing compromised immune function after receiving Zostavax The vaccine for the prevention of herpes zoster has …

Which supplements work? New labels may help separate the wheat from the chaff Ken Harvey, Monash University New proposals from Australia’s drug regulator should give you a better idea if …

The Consumers Health Forum says pharmacists are jeopardising their authority as health professionals by promoting unproven complementary medicines In a call to “end the marketing practices that can mislead people …

Amid a tense week for CMs in Australia, the TGA has called for contributions on reforms to their regulatory framework The Sansom Review made 19 recommendations to improve the regulatory …

Approval of an alternative angina treatment will not resolve potential shortages resulting from issues with an existing drug   The TGA advised recently that it had approved an alternative product …

Recent media suggestions that the TGA does not adequately test sunscreens is incorrect, the TGA says The reports have expressed concern about the safety and efficacy of certain sunscreen products …

The TGA has provided updates on new and ongoing medicine shortages relevant to pharmacy The shortage warnings include: * There is limited availability of the hyperthyroidism treatment Neo-Mercazole (carbimazole) 5 …

New PBS listings from special meeting revealed, while the TGA warns on a new product shortage   A special meeting of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) in December 2016 …

Products containing codeine will not be able to be sold over the counter in pharmacies from 1 February 2018, the TGA has announced. The TGA says it made the decision …