General information about medicines, as well as advice on safety information, medicines and pregnancy, and medicine shortages.
- How we regulate medicines
Dispose of unwanted medicines
University student education materials
- EVE Allylisopropylacetylurea tabletsThe TGA is warning consumers against taking EVE branded products that contain allylisopropylacetylurea (apronal) as they pose a significant health risk and are prohibited from sale, supply or use in Australia.
- Counterfeit semaglutide vialsThe TGA has detected fake semaglutide, also known as Ozempic, being illegally imported into Australia.
- Antibiotics shortage update and substitution allowed to address shortage of cefaclorWe continue to monitor antibiotic medicines in shortage and are seeking and prioritising applications for overseas alternatives to assist with supply.
- How to find out what’s in your medicineWant to know what’s in your medicines? The obvious place to start is with the medicine’s label, but there may be more to it.
- 2023 Seasonal Influenza VaccinesInfluenza vaccines can change from year to year as new strains of influenza virus appear. This is one reason vaccination against influenza is given every year.
- Oral anticoagulants can cause serious kidney damage in rare circumstancesA warning about anticoagulant-related nephropathy (ARN) has been added to the Product Information (PI) for all oral anticoagulants.
- ACM meeting statement, Meeting 37, 3 February 2023Advisory Committee on Medicines meeting statement
- ACM meeting statement, Out of Session Meeting, 10 November 2022Advisory Committee on Medicines meeting statement
- ACM meeting statement, Meeting 38, 30-31 March 2023Advisory Committee on Medicines meeting statement