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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 …

PBS issues new claiming advice on opioid combinations as listing changes take effect From yesterday (1 June 2020) Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) listings have changed for opioid products.  The PBS …

The TGA has reminded advertisers not to produce ads that undermine public health campaigns, such as advice to stay home when sick As the cold and flu season begins in …

A range of new updates have been made to the TGA Medicine Shortages Information page There have been a number of new updates posted on the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s Medicines …

Pharmacist MP raises the shortage of medicines issue in Parliament as concerns rise over supplies in a renewed pandemic surge     Australian hospitals could face potentially life threatening shortages of …