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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.

7 May 2020
For sponsors and manufacturers wishing to make label claims of efficacy against COVID-19 for products that are either hard surface disinfectants or disinfectants that are medical devices
6 May 2020
Information on an exemption for radiopharmaceuticals that facilitates interstate supply during COVID-19.
24 April 2020
The TGA has issued two infringement notices to Peter Evans' company totalling $25,200 for alleged breaches of therapeutic goods legislation in relation to the promotion of a 'BioCharger' device.
17 April 2020
The TGA has been involved in exploring ways to further increase supply of ventilators when and where they are needed
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
27 March 2020
The alleged contraventions relate to the advertising of hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers, not included in the ARTG.
24 March 2020
The TGA will take action in relation to the illegal advertising of therapeutic goods, including those that make false and misleading claims about preventing or curing COVID-19
24 March 2020
Only certain types of specialists will now be able to prescribe hydroxychloroquine to new patients
24 March 2020

A delegate of the Secretary has made a decision to include an amendment to the Schedule 3 entry for salbutamol

20 March 2020
We have investigated claims that ibuprofen worsens COVID-19 symptoms and found no evidence to support these claims

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

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