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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information on medicines and medical devices

The TGA is publishing the latest information about medicines and medical devices as it relates to COVID-19 on this page.

Please read the information below before contacting the TGA to see if your question is already answered.

26 August 2020
We have identified disinfectants as being critical in preventing the spread of COVID-19. This information provides advice on how to use disinfectants properly
26 August 2020
Frequently asked questions for consumers in relation to disinfectant products.
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
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.
2 April 2020
Information about the steps we are taking to make sure there are enough ventilators to match demand 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
19 March 2020
Information for consumers about the limits imposed on the supply of some medicines and medical devices to ensure access for those who need them, including the list of affected products
16 March 2020
The TGA’s response to reports of local-level out-of-stocks in some pharmacies due to over-buying

Further information

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Department of Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert — for information and advice not specific to therapeutic goods.

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