THE Therapeutic Goods
Administration has released details
of several submissions to its current
medicine labelling and packaging
review, with the consultation
closing on 24 Aug.
The review, which launched
in May, will cover recommendations
on both OTC and prescription
medicines, including improvements
to the visual presentation of labels
and packages to enable the safe
use of medicines.
One of the submissions, from
UNSW Professor of Clinical
Pharmacology, Ric Day, urges that
generic names on prescription
medicines be much bigger than
brand names, and also be “more
prominent by way of font, ...
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