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Austra Lax (Vitex Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd)

Product Name
Austra Lax
Date of review outcome
Date of publication
Medicine is no longer permitted to be supplied
Is it safe to continue using this medicine?
Yes, based on the sponsor's certification
What action should consumers take?
Review scope
Information reviewed
ARTG Record
Issues related to safety
The safety of this medicine was not assessed as part of this review
Issues related to efficacy
The name of this medicine implied that it could be used as laxative. However, these claims were not covered by the sponsor's certification that they held evidence to substantiate them.
Actions taken during the review
The TGA required the sponsor to correct the issues with this medicine. The sponsor cancelled this medicine and withdrew it from further supply.

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