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- Medicine shortage alertsThe substitution instrument for oral cefalexin liquid products has been extended to 30 April 2024. This will assist with timely access for patients using oral cefalexin syrups and suspensions.
- Safety alertsIf you take baclofen, or care for someone who does, it's important to be alert to the risks of overdose. The risks are greater when using high doses for treating alcohol-use disorder.
- NoticesFind out how listed medicine ingredients, and requirements for their use, have been updated in the Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Ingredients) Determination (No. 4) 2023.
- News‘Haytox’ has not been approved by the TGA or included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).
- Safety updatesRecent coronial inquiries have highlighted the need for health professionals to be alert to the well documented risk of overdose with baclofen.
- Public consultation on interim decisions to amend the Poisons Standard - ACMS #40 NOVEMBER 2022 (paracetamol)Closed onConsultationThis consultation is for the interim decision in relation to paracetamol which was discussed at the November 2022 meeting of the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS).
- Consultation: International harmonisation of ingredient names (IHIN) – Dual labelling transition to sole medicine ingredient namesClosed onConsultationThe TGA is seeking views on ingredient names that must be displayed as both the old and new ingredient name on medicine labels.
- Public consultation on interim decisions to amend the Poisons Standard - JUNE ACMS INTERIM DECISIONS FOR PSILOCYBINE AND MDMA 2022Closed onConsultationThis consultation is for interim decisions made in relation to Psilocybine and MDMA proposals to amend the Poisons Standard, following advice sought at the June 2022 meetings of the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS).