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The numbers of medicine recalls and reported shortages increased substantially during the second half of 2019 Australian pharmacists were active in reporting medicine adverse events, and the number of medicine …

TGA issues a safety advisory on the consumption of a multivitamin component A safety advisory has been issued warning of risks association with consuming high quantities of Vitamin B6. The …

COVID-19 once again dominated the headlines this week, though it was also a time to look back at past tragedies, recent and more distant Pharmacists are being urged to download …

TGA scheduling delegate proposes pharmacist-only dispensing of low-dose cannabidiol The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Joint scheduling committee is set to hear a delegate-initiated proposal to allow pharmacist-only supply of low …

Government releases details on proposed pharmacist medicine substitution process, but concerns are raised that it’s “too complex, too slow” The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has released details on the Federal …

Pete Evans’ company fined $25k for alleged COVID-19 advertising breaches, plus two companies and one WA woman fined over COVID-19 test kits The TGA has issued two infringement notices to …

Sildenafil, cannabidiol and ibuprofen among those to be considered for rescheduling  Australia’s medicine scheduling body is to consider another request to have sildenafil (Viagra) rescheduled. The June joint meeting of …

Regulators warn HCPs to stick to the facts on COVID-19 advertising and information  Health professionals are being warned to be careful with advertising and information they provide about COVID-19.  A …

First hand sanitiser ‘round table’ held in Australia looks at costs and availability, while TGA cuts legislative red tape on manufacturing to facilitate urgent and continued supply Last Friday, the …

Stakeholders have called on the general public to get their information about COVID-19 from reputable sources, as the TGA warns on inappropriate advertising The TGA says that it has identified …

Claims that rural pharmacies have been experiencing shortages after an “unprecedented run” on PBS medicines by large groups The Rural Pharmacy Network Australia (RPNA) has called for an investigation into …

No COVID-19 related medicine shortages yet, regulators say, but reports surface of rural supply issues The TGA is continuing to advise consumers against the stockpiling of medicines, saying that there …