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The dangers of taking your pets' medication

17 May 2021

Even if you're familiar with your pet's medicine, the advice is clear: if a product is labelled 'for animal use only', do not take it.

Bee Aware: what’s the buzz on natural claims?

20 June 2019

Bee aware of the risks of natural medicines and medical devices.

Ingredient name changes: a medicine ingredient by any other name…

11 June 2019

Some medicine ingredients are getting new names, but you'll know if there has been a big change.

Can I import a medicine for personal use?

12 April 2019
Provided all appropriate rules are followed, many medicines can be imported for personal use under the Personal Importation Scheme.

Don't forget your toothbrush … or your medicines

10 April 2019

Heading overseas? Read our tips for travelling with medicines before you go

Consumer story: Tim and selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs)

26 March 2019

Tim's story explains the risks of buying SARMs online.

How we stop advertisers from taking advantage of vulnerable consumers

15 March 2019
Learn how we manage complaints about therapeutic goods advertising.

How are vitamins regulated in Australia?

13 February 2019
For some people, vitamins are an important part of their health.  Learn how the TGA regulates vitamins.

Could Australia be the first country to eliminate cervical cancer?

31 January 2019

If screening and vaccination for HPV continue, Australia could be the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer.

Medicine shortages - don't get caught short

15 January 2019
Find out how mandatory reporting of medicine shortages will help you.