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The hep C medicines have been associated with reactivation of the hep B virus, which can lead to liver failure and even death A TGA review has found evidence of …

Anticonvulsant recalled due to issue with child-resistant caps Pfizer Australia, in consultation with the TGA, has initiated a recall for product correction for bottles of phenytoin 30 mg capsules, 100 …

Poll reveals strong division among profession on what will happen to codeine-containing medications The pharmacy profession is unsure over whether codeine-containing medications will be upscheduled, according to the latest AJP …

Who are the biggest reporters of adverse events and what does the TGA look for in a report? This month the TGA published its annual report prepared by the Pharmacovigilance …

Dr Ken Harvey has again taken aim at the CMs sector, labelling it “a market flooded with shonky products and unethical claims”. And consumers no longer trust the TGA to …

Changes to Metformin product availability, TGA advises   The TGA is advising that four Metformin products have been restored to a status of ‘available’ after previous supply issues. The four …

Staph fears prompt nasal spray recall A batch of Metagenics NasoClear 30 mL nasal spray is being recalled due to concerns it may contain golden staph. The TGA and Health …

Health Minister reveals safety concerns that prompted the changes In early August, the AJP reported that medicine labels in Australia were to change for the first time in 15 years …

Availability of all extended release products now limited: TGA The crisis over low supply of metformin has worsened, with all extended release products now being classified as having limited availability. …

The TGA has warned that Australians are purchasing weight loss medicines that include dangerous pharmaceutical substances from overseas websites Associate Professor Tim Greenaway, the TGA’s Principal Medical Adviser, said the …

Making ED drugs available through pharmacists could prevent men resorting to dangerous online versions, says the company Bayer has applied to the TGA to consider downscheduling the PDE5 inhibitor vardenafil (Levitra) …

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 …