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The TGA has commenced reviews into pack sizes, indications and label warnings for S8 opioids In response to rising numbers of opioid prescriptions and levels of overdose reaching “record levels”, …

The Senate has passed legislation which will require pharmaceutical companies to report shortages of important medicines as they occur Based on the new legislation, medicine companies will have to report …

A committee has ruled against Viagra going OTC, saying the pharmacy setting is not equipped to provide medical diagnosis for underlying conditions of ED The Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling …

Scheduling committee to decide on making some paracetamol products Pharmacist Only The TGA has requested that its scheduling committee examine whether a certain category of paracetamol medicine be upscheduled to …

While Mylan’s EpiPen has dominated the epinephrine injection market for years, two new contenders are planning to launch versions… could these help relieve shortages? With no generic versions and few …

The TGA has officially launched its Facebook page, following a soft launch last month The Therapeutic Goods Administration joined Facebook in August 2018, and invited a small group of people …

The medicines scheduling committee has ruled against the PSA and Guild, deciding that diclofenac up to 2% will be removed from the Schedule 2 entry from 1 October Late last …

Is the push for faster regulatory approval of new drugs a benefit to patients or a safety risk? The increasing pressure from patients, pharmaceutical companies and sometimes, health professionals, eager …

The TGA has issued a warning that G Female Oral Tablets pose a serious health risk and should not be taken The TGA tested the product and discovered that the …

A study has found community pharmacists have ‘suboptimal’ knowledge on reporting adverse drug reactions, making up only 6% of reports in 2017 Community pharmacists need more training on adverse drug …

The TGA is looking for submissions regarding the proposed guidance for the use of Boxed Warnings for prescription medicines The organisation has opened a public consultation paper and is keen …

New notification of ‘tight supply’ of EpiPens, as stock shortages continue The TGA has renewed its advice about continuing issues with the supply of EpiPens in Australia. In the latest …