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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
a day ago
We have determined that an additional #COVID19 vaccine, the two dose course of the Gamaleya Institute vaccine (Sputnik V, Russian Federation), would be 'recognised' for the purpose of establishing a traveller's vaccination status. Find out more:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
a day ago
Want to know more about the TGA? The ‘Navigating therapeutic goods regulation’ podcast is available on Podbean or on your favourite podcast platform:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
4 days ago
We have issued two infringement notices to Melbourne-based company Ezy Company Pty Ltd for alleged importation breaches relating to COVID-19 rapid antigen tests and nicotine vaping products. Find out more:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
5 days ago
Vaccination against COVID-19 is one of the most effective ways to reduce severe illness and death from infection. Get reliable and up-to-date information about the safety of the vaccines in our #COVID19 vaccine weekly safety report. Read more:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
6 days ago
If your usual pain relief medicine is out of stock, look for other products containing paracetamol or ibuprofen that can be used for #COVID -19 symptoms like pain and fever. Find the active ingredient on the medicine’s label, or ask your pharmacist 
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
7 days ago
There is no such thing as a healthy tan – especially when it comes to injectable tanning products. We are reminding consumers to steer clear of products containing 'melanotan'. Find out more:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
7 days ago
📢 Advertisers of therapeutic goods! Join us online at 12pm (AEDT) on Thursday, 17 February 2022 for our final webinar about the new Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2021. Register now to learn about your compliance obligations 👉
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
8 days ago
New AusPAR for KamRAB (rabies immunoglobulin) for the treatment of passive, transient post-exposure prophylaxis of rabies infection. Read more:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
8 days ago
#COVID -19 has caused an increase in pulse oximeters being used to help estimate blood oxygen levels. Recent reports have highlighted that multiple factors, including skin pigmentation, can impact the accuracy of pulse oximeters. Find out more:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
11 days ago
Overindulged this festive season? Beware of weight-loss products advertised online that claim to deliver amazing results. Find out more:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
12 days ago
New AusPAR for ACTEMRA [tocilizumab] for the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Read more:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
12 days ago
Vaccination against COVID-19 is one of the most effective ways to reduce severe illness and death from infection. Get reliable and up-to-date information about the safety of the vaccines in our #COVID19 vaccine weekly safety report. Read more:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
12 days ago
Health professionals are advised that the Product Information (PI) for tenofovir alafenamide is being updated to include a warning about renal adverse effects. See our latest MSU for more information:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
12 days ago
There were some recent changes announced about needing to get a confirmatory PCR test if you test positive to COVID-19 with a rapid antigen test. We are currently updating our website. Remember: always use a TGA approved test:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
12 days ago
Retailers and distributors who are repackaging or relabelling COVID-19 rapid antigen tests should make sure that they are aware of their obligations under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989. Find out more: .
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
13 days ago
📢 Advertisers of therapeutic goods! Join us online at 12pm (AEDT) on Thursday, 20 January 2022 to find out about the new Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2021. Register now to learn about your compliance obligations 👉
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
13 days ago
Just because it’s the holiday season, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the latest from the TGA. Keep up to date by subscribing to our email lists:
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
14 days ago
The TGA has granted a further provisional determination to AstraZeneca Pty Ltd in relation to the COVID-19 treatment tixagevimab and cilgavimab (EVUSHELD), for the prevention and treatment of #COVID19 in adolescents and adults aged 12 years and older 👉
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@TGAgovau
TGA Australia
17 days ago
Consumers should be aware when purchasing COVID-19 rapid antigen self-tests (for home use) that only tests that are approved by the TGA should be sold by retailers and other outlets. Find out more :
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