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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.

30 November 2021
The TGA has issued three infringement notices totalling $7,992 to an individual for allegedly advertising ivermectin and zinc lozenges to treat COVID-19 in breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
24 November 2021
The TGA has issued an infringement notice for $2,664 to an individual for an alleged breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
17 November 2021
The TGA has issued an infringement notice for $2,664 to a chiropractor from New South Wales for the alleged importation of ivermectin in breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.
8 November 2021
Information for advertisers and consumers relating to ads for therapeutic goods that claim to treat or prevent COVID-19, including specific advertising requirements and consequences for non-compliance
14 October 2021

Find information about advertising COVID-19 rapid tests.

22 September 2021
The TGA has issued two infringement notices totalling $26,640 to Tianda Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd for alleged unlawful advertising of a listed medicine in relation to COVID-19.
24 August 2021
Where suitable, TGA inspectors will undertake remote and/or hybrid Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) domestic inspections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
23 July 2021
The TGA has issued an infringement notice for $2,664 to an individual from Canberra, for a breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 in relation to the alleged unlawful advertising of a homoeopathic medicine with COVID-19 claims.
2 July 2021
The TGA has issued seven infringement notices totalling $93,240 to Melbourne-based global biopharmaceutical company Starpharma Holdings Limited (Starpharma), for alleged illegal advertising of a nasal spray that is not approved for use in Australia.
10 June 2021
The TGA has issued two infringement notices totalling $26,640 to Sydney company Aidacare Pty Ltd (Aidacare).

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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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