This user guide is for sponsors of reportable medicines, which include:
Schedule 4 (Prescription Only) medicines
Schedule 8 (Controlled Drug) medicines
over-the-counter medicines included in the Therapeutic Goods (Reportable Medicines) Determination,
It describes how to complete and submit a shortage or discontinuation notice for reportable medicines, using the medicine shortages electronic notification form through the TGA Business Services (TBS) portal.
The Department of Health and Aged Care acknowledges First Nations peoples as the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to all Elders both past and present.