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Inactive ingredients, the unsung players in medicines

30 April 2020
How to find information about the inactive ingredients in your medicines.

Can I import a medicine for personal use?

12 April 2019
Provided all appropriate rules are followed, many medicines can be imported for personal use under the Personal Importation Scheme.

Don’t forget your toothbrush … or your medicines

10 April 2019

Heading overseas? Read our tips for travelling with medicines before you go

Consumer story: Tim and selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs)

26 March 2019

Tim's story explains the risks of buying SARMs online.

How we stop advertisers from taking advantage of vulnerable consumers

15 March 2019
Learn how we manage complaints about therapeutic goods advertising.

How are vitamins regulated in Australia?

13 February 2019
For some people, vitamins are an important part of their health.  Learn how the TGA regulates vitamins.

Could Australia be the first country to eliminate cervical cancer?

31 January 2019

If screening and vaccination for HPV continue, Australia could be the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer.

Medicine shortages - don't get caught short

15 January 2019
Find out how mandatory reporting of medicine shortages will help you.

Hangover cures: the night before the morning after

24 December 2018

Is there a hangover cure?
Essential reading for anyone visited by spirits these holidays.

10 questions: reporting side effects

17 October 2018

Reporting side effects helps us monitor the safety of medicines and medical devices.  Learn the basics of adverse events.