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An application to the TGA to increase the accessibility of nicotine for e-cigarettes to reduce tobacco smoking is unlikely to succeed, says an addiction expert, because harm minimisation strategies are …

Eighty-five percent of you are affected by shortages on a regular basis, according to our latest poll Due to a shortage of both brands and generics, 76% of poll respondents …

The long-awaited decision on the rescheduling of codeine-containing medicines may not be revealed anytime soon. In response to questions from AJP Daily, a Department of Health spokesperson said: “The TGA …

Keep an eye on safety as medicine ingredient names change, says TGA spokesperson Some Australian pharmaceutical ingredient names have been updated to reflect those used internationally, the TGA reminds pharmacists. …

Restrictions imposed on bulk paracetamol sales, but naproxen stays S2 Regulators have chosen to impose restrictions on the open selling of bulk packs of paracetamol. Transcripts from the March meeting …

Pharmacists will need to order an alternative product, says TGA Pharmacies will need to organise a Clomid alternative due to a shortage of clomifene (clomiphene) 50mg tablets, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) …

Pharmacists told to order minimum stock quantities to avoid further shortages The TGA is advising consumers and health professionals that there is a shortage of metformin extended release tablets. The …

Eye ointment supply crisis ends Supply of Zovirax Ophthalmic ointment is set to resume, the TGA has said in a new alert. Unused stock of Zovirax was recalled in October 2014 …

Cough and cold medicine ingredient linked to allergy and skin reaction risk The TGA has warned that medicines containing bromhexine have been linked to a small risk of severe allergic …

Patient safety may be at risk with reports that Anginine and Lycinate tablets are taking longer to dissolve than expected. The TGA has today issued an alert warning it was investigating …

A Pharmacy Guild complaint against an advertisement by an online buying group has been upheld by regulators. The TGAs Complaints Resolution Panel has found that international buying group Groupon was …

Manufacturing issues lead to shortage of popular impetigo remedy The TGA is advising health professionals and consumers that there is a shortage of Bactroban (mupirocin) 20 mg/g ointment tubes. Bactroban …