9 March 2021
Due to the unprecedented pressures COVID-19 has placed on the pharmaceutical industry, sponsors of listed medicines and registered over-the-counter (OTC) and complementary medicines (RCM) are eligible to request consent not to comply with TGO 92 labelling requirements for a limited time.
26 August 2020
Dental board practitioners who are registered specialists in oral medicine have now been added to the list of specialist health practitioners who are permitted to initiate treatment using hydroxychloroquine
3 August 2020
Information on advertising of products related to COVID-19, GMP information for sponsors and manufacturers and access to coronavirus tests, medicines and vaccines, including medicine shortages
10 July 2020
The TGA has granted provisional approval to remdesivir ("Veklury", Gilead Sciences Pty Ltd) as the first treatment option for COVID-19.
1 July 2020
Pharmacies can return children's paracetamol liquid formulations to front-of-counter, but the one unit limit on sales remains in place.
3 June 2020
New modelling demonstrates that supply of critical medicines for ventilating patients supports a return to elective surgery.
27 March 2020
We have investigated a report that intravenous high-dose vitamin C may be beneficial in the management of COVID-19
27 March 2020
A change in process has been implemented to facilitate batch release of biological medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic
24 March 2020
Only certain types of specialists will now be able to prescribe hydroxychloroquine to new patients
20 March 2020
We have investigated claims that ibuprofen worsens COVID-19 symptoms and found no evidence to support these claims