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New proposals may see pharmacists dispensing downscheduled allergic rhinitis, migraine treatments, while caffeine powders are to be effectively banned The TGA’s medicine scheduling committee is set to rule on proposals …

Two businesses have paid fines of more than $27,800 after the TGA stepped in about their advertising The TGA has advised that PharmaCare has paid penalties of $12,600 after the …

New indication means budesonide/formoterol can be prescribed as needed (PRN) for patients with mild asthma, without daily maintenance treatment Symbicort Turbuhaler 200/6 and Symbicort Rapihaler 100/3 can now be prescribed …

PI documents for DOACs in Australia are being updated to include new information about increased risk of recurrent thrombotic events in a specific group of patients Pharmacists are advised that …

Upscheduling of Panadol Osteo confirmed by TGA, but change pushed back till 2020 The TGA’s Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS) has confirmed its earlier decision to re-schedule modified release …

Hospital pharmacy group shares concerns about community pharmacy environment over downscheduling medicines – but the Guild says most pharmacies are properly equipped The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) …

Leading government health agency and SHPA add voices to GP groups in opposing antibiotic downscheduling, citing fears about antimicrobial resistance The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Heath Care …

Pharmacists are being encouraged to inspect the contents of Endone 5mg tablets, after one pack was found to contain Anamorph 30mg The TGA has advised consumers and health professionals that …

An improved format for CMIs is on its way, the TGA has advised consumers “Australian consumers will soon benefit from improved information about the medicines they and their family take,” …

A “tragic accident” which killed a toddler has led a coroner to propose an awareness campaign about e-cigarette liquids The child, identified only as “Baby J” in court documents, died …

Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) is the first medicine to have additional indications registered on the ARTG via the TGA’s provisional approval pathway “Pembrolizumab’s indications now include the treatment of patients with metastatic …

The TGA has issued a clarification saying that state and territory governments will continue to be responsible for regulating fluoride in tap water “Legislative amendments made on 11 July 2019 …