Revised: 6 November 2019

Information for Consumers

Information that everyone should know about medicines and medical devices including updates on staying safe and healthy.

Things you should know

Date Type Title
10/1/2022NoticesNotice of Medsafe Office Closure Christmas/New Year 2021/2022
9/12/2021CommitteesMinutes of the 67th meeting of the Medicines Classification Committee - 26 October 2021
8/12/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #37 – 20 November 2021
2/12/2021PublicationsPrescriber Update Vol. 42 No. 4 – December 2021
24/11/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #36 – 6 November 2021
19/11/2021CommitteesAgenda for the 188th Medicines Adverse Reaction Committee meeting - 2 December 2021
18/11/2021COVID-19Information for consumers: What is Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS)? (PDF 306 KB, 2 pages)
17/11/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #35 – 30 October 2021
17/11/2021Monitoring CommunicationMenstrual disorders and unexpected vaginal bleeding – Comirnaty (Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine)
17/11/2021Monitoring CommunicationCOVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy: no safety concerns with Comirnaty (Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine)
15/11/2021Alert CommunicationConsent to distribute medicines containing bufexamac was revoked on 9 November 2021
10/11/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #34 – 23 October 2021
3/11/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #33 – 16 October 2021
3/11/2021CommitteesMinutes of 187th Medicines Adverse Reaction Committee meeting - 9 September 2021
28/10/2021COVID-19Press release: Medsafe renews COVID-19 vaccine provisional approval
27/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #32 – 9 October 2021
20/10/2021CommitteesComments on agenda items for the 67th meeting of the Medicines Classification Committee to be held on 26 October 2021
20/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #31 – 2 October 2021
13/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #30 – 25 September 2021


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