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- Safety alertsSafety alert relating to CPAP and BiPAP face and nasal masks that contain magnets which may cause active implantable devices to malfunction
- Product recallsInsulet Australia Pty Ltd has received reports of problems with the Omnipod DASH Personal Diabetes Manager (PDM). These include battery swelling, fluid leaking from the battery and in rare cases, extreme overheating which may pose a fire hazard.
- Safety alertsBreast implants: Report of squamous cell carcinoma and various lymphomas in scar tissue around breast implantsOn 8 September 2022, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a safety communication about reports of squamous cell carcinoma and various lymphomas located in the capsule or scar tissue around breast implants.
- Medicine shortage alertsThere remains an increased global demand for semaglutide products which is impacting availability and certainty of supply of Ozempic (semaglutide) in Australia until early 2023.
- Medicine shortage alertsBoehringer Ingelheim (BI) has advised the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of a shortage of tenecteplase (Metalyse) injection that is predicted to extend over the next 18 months.
- Safety alertsWe have published updated information on nitrosamine impurities, on the TGA response and requirements for medicine sponsors and manufacturers.
- Safety alertsThe TGA has become aware of instances where patients have become falsely reassured by the home use fetal dopplers and delayed medical attention.