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TGA issues warning over ‘anti-vaxxer’ posing as fake government official  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has advised that is “aware that a member of the public has purported to be a …

TGA investigating the possible contamination of blood pressure medications A new warning has been issued by the TGA on the potential contamination of ‘sartan’ angiotensin receptor blockers. In a release …

Health professionals have been advised to exercise extreme caution if considering off-label prescribing and supply of atropine eye drops, following the death of an adult patient The TGA has advised …

Forward dispensing may increase the risk of pharmacy privacy breaches, authorities warn Regulators have again warned pharmacies over the need to ensure patient privacy and confidentiality, in even the most …

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 …

Regulator issues warnings about a number of untested imported drugs The TGA has issued a warning on three products that it has found to contain sildenafil as an undisclosed substance. …

Misinterpretation of Look-A-Like or Sound-A-Like medicines are among the many reasons for the incorrect supply of a medicine to a patient or carer Incident reports to PDL reveal certain patterns …

Upgraded PI warning for hypersensitivity reactions, herpes and eye injury when using actinic keratosis gel The product information for Picato gel (ingenol mebutate) has been updated to warn against the …

The TGA has provided updates on new and ongoing medicine shortages relevant to pharmacy The shortage warnings include: * There is limited availability of the hyperthyroidism treatment Neo-Mercazole (carbimazole) 5 …

Non-compliance is rife in the handling of Schedule 8 medicines, the Pharmacy Board of Australia warns In its latest quarterly newsletter, the Board has warned of the “deterioration” of S8 …

Cough and cold medicine ingredient linked to allergy and skin reaction risk The TGA has warned that medicines containing bromhexine have been linked to a small risk of severe allergic …

PDL has already received reports of dispensing errors from pharmacists lacking awareness of the recent additions to the available range of strengths for Norspan patches and Targin tablets. Norspan is …