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Nicotine e-cigarettes laws are changing from 1 October, reminds the TGA, with pharmacists to play ‘an important role’ The TGA has published a reminder that Australians who use nicotine e-cigarettes …

With certain medicinal cannabis products now S3 but not yet available in pharmacy, the TGA is warning about the risks of buying online On Monday the Therapeutic Goods Administration warned …

Three new Australian cases of rare blood clotting syndrome have been reported, but official health bodies maintain COVID-19 vaccination benefits still outweigh risks A 35-year-old NSW woman, a 49-year-old QLD …

For yet another week, vaccination was a key issue in pharmacy headlines; also making the news were pharmacists in emergency settings, and off-label use of doxylamine Federal Health Minister Greg …

The TGA is “closely monitoring” adverse events related to COVID-19 vaccines, finding a rate of three cases of rare clotting syndrome per million doses There have been 10,619 adverse events …

No change to Symbicort scheduling, TGA confirms, however an antihistamine will move to Schedule 3 The TGA has confirmed a previous interim decision to reject the downscheduling of the asthma …

Use of Astra Zeneca’s COVID vaccine to be restricted in under 50’s due to rare clotting event, with GP’s advised to cancel bookings  The issues currently impacting Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine …

Minister and health officials talk up Australia’s vaccine program as first clotting case emerges and questions over speed continue Health Minister Greg Hunt and leading medical officials have moved to …

TGA launches consultation into issues around medicine supply and shortages  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is conducting a public consultation seeking feedback on reforms intended to help ensure ongoing, reliable …

Chemist Warehouse and My Chemist have been handed more than $53,000 worth of infringement notices over advertising on their websites The TGA announced this week that it has issued four …

No proven links with blood clots or anaphylaxis, TGA says based on Australian and European reviews There is no increased risk of anaphylaxis associated with the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine, …

The TGA has fined a NSW pharmacy $13,320 for alleged advertising of an unlisted complementary medicine Newcastle-based retailers Junction Rx Pty Limited, trading as My Community Pharmacy, allegedly advertised a …