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Claims that rural pharmacies have been experiencing shortages after an “unprecedented run” on PBS medicines by large groups The Rural Pharmacy Network Australia (RPNA) has called for an investigation into …

No COVID-19 related medicine shortages yet, regulators say, but reports surface of rural supply issues The TGA is continuing to advise consumers against the stockpiling of medicines, saying that there …

The TGA has issued new advice telling Australians that there’s no need to stockpile medicines, as it could cause access problems for others On Tuesday, the Therapeutic Goods Administration said …

Massive increase in reports of medicine shortages following introduction of mandatory reporting The number of notifications of medicines shortages has jumped massively following the introduction of mandatory reporting in January …

Complaint filed to HCCC and TGA over therapeutic claims for IV therapy made by Australian clinics A number of Australian businesses are making therapeutic claims for IV therapy that a …

Patient frustration at difficulty accessing EpiPens is understandable – but it’s unfair to call pharmacy “complacent,” says a leading pharmacist Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia chief executive Maria Said has told …

A labelling problem has seen Seqirus undertake a product defect correction over one batch of Palexia The TGA has advised consumers and health professionals that in consultation with the TGA, …

As new laws regarding the prescribing, dispensing and cultivation of medicinal cannabis come into play, pharmacists have an essential role in ensuring patients receive the right advice Since legislative changes …

Tight scheduling restrictions are being imposed on caffeine powders Currently unregulated caffeine powders are to be included as scheduled medicines, after an interim decision announced by the Therapeutic Goods Administration …

Scheduling decisions see migraine treatments move to Pharmacist Only status, while liquid paracetamol S2 sales to be restricted from mid-year Proposed medicines scheduling changes will see the migraine treatments Sumatriptan …

Warning issued over products claiming to prevent or treat coronavirus  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a warning to consumers about products that are on sale with claims they …

TGA flags changes to prescription opioid regulations following consultation  The TGA has given notice that changes will be made to the pack sizes, dosage and advice supplied with prescription opioids …