THE Therapeutic Goods
Administration has launched a new
online database covering adverse
medicines events which have been
reported since 1971.
The information includes reports
about prescription medicines as
well as OTC and complementary
products, and currently contains
around 251,000 adverse events
reported by consumers, health
professionals and industry.
Just last year the TGA received
more than 14,000 adverse event
“This is a great advance in
transparency by Australia’s
medicines regulator,” said
Parliamentary Secretary for Health
and Ageing, Catherine King.
However she urged consumers to
understand that the details on the
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