The information in this section is about medicines and has been written for health professionals.
- OTC medicines: guidelines and processes update 2013: Information for health professionals and retailers
On 15 April 2013, the TGA and Medsafe will commence the introduction of new administrative procedures for the processing of new and changed over the counter (OTC) medicine applications.
- Availability of morphine sulfate injection products: Information for health professionals
All strengths of DBL Morphine Sulfate Injection products are in limited supply due to manufacturing issues resulting in delays to packaging.
- Cough and cold medicines for children - changes
Advice to consumers and health professionals on cough and cold medicines for children
- Registration of medicines for the medical termination of early pregnancy
The TGA has included Mifepristone (RU 486) on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) as of 29 August 2012
- Medicines and TGA classifications
Within the regulatory framework, medicines are classified into several categories: Registered medicines, Listed medicines, Complementary medicines
- Product Information (PI)
A Product Information document (PI) provides health professionals with a summary of the scientific information relevant to the safe and effective use of a prescription or pharmacist-only medicine
- Australian Public Assessment Reports for prescription medicines (AusPARs)
An AusPAR provides information about the evaluation of a prescription medicine and the considerations that led the TGA to approve or not approve an application
- What are 'therapeutic goods'?
Many of us use medicines or medical devices in our daily lives
- Prescribing medicines in pregnancy database
This database is intended to provide information to health professionals planning the medical management of pregnant patients or patients intending to become pregnant. It is not presented as medical advice to health professionals or the public.
Web page last updated: Friday, 18 March 2011