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GlaxoSmithKline is recalling three batches of Children’s Panadol due to possible contamination, the TGA has confirmed. The recall involves two batches of Children’s Panadol 5-12 Suspension Strawberry (200mL) and one …

The TGA is updating the names of several medicine ingredients to align with names used globally, it reports in today’s Medicines Safety Update. Some medicine ingredient names in Australia have …

Pharmacists reminded to get their vax service ads right Pharmacies are being reminded that they may only advertise a ‘vaccination service’ to the public and not the actual vaccines themselves. …

A review into the safety and efficacy of OTC codeine-containing medicines reports mixed findings The Australian review concluded that the drugs do provide significant pain relief but with little evidence of …

Vitamin batch recalled due to possible incorrect tablet inclusion A single batch of Betamin 100 mg vitamin B1 tablets is being recalled by the TGA, in collaboration with manufacturer Sanofi. …

Regulator warns of safety issues after reports from pharmacies The TGA has issued a safety alert about an EpiPen Adrenaline Auto-injector produced by Alphapharm following reports from pharmacies in a …

Today in our news roundup: warnings over the timing of TGA staff cuts, and more revelations about big pharma’s business practices No time for cutbacks Revelations that the TGA plans …

Rescheduling review announced by department as May decision date looms A decision on the controversial rescheduling of codeine is expected by May 2016, following a safety review, Department of Health …

ASMI says consumers should only purchase complementary medicines approved for supply in Australia because they are highly regulated by the TGA. “Australia’s system of regulating complementary medicines is one of …

The TGA has recommended that naloxone minijet be scheduled to Pharmacist Only medicine—a decision which will likely save lives, says Angelo Pricolo, the Brunswick pharmacist who made the submission. This …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has expressed concern at the proposed re-scheduling of codeine containing analgesics to Schedule 4, Prescription Only Medicine. The interim decision of the Advisory Committee on …

Health Minister Sussan Ley has criticised pharmaceutical companies for dragging their feet on bringing new drugs to the Australian market and prioritising applying to lucrative markets overseas. “Australia has a …