Revised: 10 January 2017
This section provides information useful to healthcare professionals.
|10 January 2017||Dear Healthcare Professional Letter||Erivedge (PDF 110 KB, 2 pages) - Extension of Pregnancy Prevention Duration for Women of Childbearing Potential and Interval before Blood Donation and Lactation|
|9 January 2017||Committees||Medicines Classification Committee - Minutes for the 57th meeting - 1 November 2016|
|23 December 2016||Committees||Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee - Minutes for the 168th meeting - 1 December 2016|
|20 December 2016||Committees||Medicines Classification Committee - Dates and Deadlines|
|8 December 2016||Publications||Prescriber Update Vol. 37 No. 4 - December 2016|
|8 December 2016||Publications||Answers to the Prescriber Update Quiz - December 2016|
|1 December 2016||Safety Information||Guidance for Pharmacists Dispensing Prescriptions for Span-K|
|16 November 2016||Committees||Agenda for the 168th Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee meeting - 1 December 2016|
|17 October 2016||Update to Monitoring Communication||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|
|31 August 2016||Alert Communication||Heater-cooler devices used during cardiac surgery: risk of infection with Nontuberculous Mycobacterium species – advice and recommendations|
|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)|
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.
How to report quality and safety concerns with medicines and medical devices.
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