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Metformin shortage substitution warning period extended to the end of the year  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has extended its Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for metformin modified-release 500 mg tablets …

TGA issues a safety advisory on the consumption of a multivitamin component A safety advisory has been issued warning of risks association with consuming high quantities of Vitamin B6. The …

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 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 …