Posts in tag

TGA


An MP has argued for improved consumer warnings in CMIs following a young man’s death after taking multiple prescribed medicines Dr Anne Aly, Member for Cowan in WA, has called …

Distribution of smoking cessation medication paused due to “impurity concerns” Distribution of the smoking cessation medication Champix (Varenicline) has been paused in Australia as further testing of the medication is …

Moderna’s COVID vaccine, set for pharmacy supply, wins provisional TGA approval  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has granted provisional approval to Elasomeran, Moderna’s COVID vaccine that is slated for provision through …

TGA issues new warning of VTE risk with oral contraceptives containing dienogest, and updates contraception advice for tamoxifen The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued new advice regarding the risk of …

Australian complementary medicines are regulated at internationally high standards, says CMA in response to recent criticisms from “fringe groups” Complementary medicines in Australia are regulated to the highest standards in …

A new product has been given the first ever Aust L(A) listing for a herbal complementary medicine – but the move has attracted criticism Dr Ken Harvey, president of Friends …

Much work remains to be done ahead of the 1 October start of Prescription-only e-cigarette sales, with tobacco licenses for pharmacies not ruled out Many of the regulations and requirements …

Phebra has initiated a product defect alert for bottles of Ospolot (sulthiame) 200mg tablets Phebra Pty Ltd, in conjunction with the TGA, made the announcement on Thursday after it was …

Queensland man fined nearly $8k for alleged unlawful importation of nootropics containing script-only medicine The TGA has issued three infringement notices totalling $7,992 to a Queensland man, for the alleged …

Celebrity chef Pete Evans has been further fined $80k over non-compliant advertising, while the owner of Noni B and Millers pays $630k in penalties The TGA has issued infringement notices …

The TGA has advised a recall of one Hydralyte flavour, which poses an unacceptable risk to pregnant women Care Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling 10 …

Five new reports of blood clots and low blood platelets are likely linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, says TGA More than 2.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have now …