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Information for Healthcare Professionals

Revised: 20 October 2016

This section provides information useful to healthcare professionals.


Medsafe Advice

20 Ocrtober 2016  Committees Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee - Minutes for the 167th meeting - 8 September 2016
17 October 2016 Update to Monitoring Communication M² logo Ticagrelor (Brilinta) and a possible association with depression / suicidality added to the Medicine Monitoring scheme
27 September 2016 Committees Medicines Classification Committee - Agenda for the 57th Meeting - Items 6.2 and 6.3 have been updated
9 September 2016 Alert Communication Consumer Level Recall – GlucaGen® HypoKit 1 mg solution for injection
1 September 2016 Publications Prescriber Update Vol. 37 No. 3 - September 2016
31 August 2016 Alert Communication Heater-cooler devices used during cardiac surgery: risk of infection with Nontuberculous Mycobacterium species – advice and recommendations
24 August 2016 Committees Agenda for the 167th Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee meeting
15 August 2016 Dear Healthcare Professional Letter Noxafil (PDF 212 KB, 2 pages) - Posaconazole tablets and oral suspension are not interchangeable
6 July 2016 Consumer Information Can I take St John's wort with other medicines? (PDF 244 KB, 1 page)
2 June 2016 Dear Healthcare Professional Letter Erivedge (PDF 111 KB, 2 pages) - Risk of premature epiphyseal fusion
2 June 2016 Publications Prescriber Update Vol. 37 No. 2 - June 2016


Education and Information

How medicines are classified, guidance for natural health practitioners and data sheets.



Safety related information on medicines and medical devices including recalls, early warnings and adverse reactions.



Healthcare professionals responsibilities with regard to the use of medicines and medical devices on patients.


Report a Problem

How to report quality and safety concerns with medicines and medical devices.

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