medicine

New treatment hope for pregnant women with high blood pressure
New treatment hope for pregnant women with high blood pressure June 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Exciting research from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research has found new answers for pregnant women with high blood pressure, which is also a characteristic of the serious condition, pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia is a problem in 5% to 10% of ... Read More »

Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled
Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled May 19, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that a further product has been affected by the below issue. Certain batches of methotrexate 2.5 mg tablets in bottles of 30, marketed as DBL Methotrexate Tablets, are being recalled. Further information regarding this recall ... Read More »

Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands
Medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – multiple brands March 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Return affected products to your pharmacy Some medicines can be toxic to children and are required to be supplied in child-resistant packaging. When these medicines are supplied in bottles, they must have a child-resistant closure (cap). Consumers and health professionals ... Read More »

Warning on use of drug for children’s sleep
Warning on use of drug for children’s sleep March 12, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sleep researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning doctors and parents not to provide the drug melatonin to children to help control their sleep problems. Melatonin is a hormone produced in the body with the onset of darkness. It ... Read More »

Solgar ABC Dophilus powder
Solgar ABC Dophilus powder December 8, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Related information Buying medicines and medical devices over the internet Counterfeit medicines and devices Safety advisory Certain batches of Solgar ABC Dophilus powder may pose a serious risk to your health, or the health of your child, and should not ... Read More »

Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose
Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose October 27, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The TGA has become aware that some people have expressed confusion over how to use measuring syringes supplied with Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension. Incorrect measurements have the potential to lead to accidental overdoses. The active ingredient in Children’s ... Read More »

BioCSL Fluvax – investigations into the cause of fevers in children under 5 years
BioCSL Fluvax – investigations into the cause of fevers in children under 5 years June 23, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

During the 2010 influenza season bioCSL’s Fluvax influenza vaccine was associated with a higher rate of fever and fever-related convulsions in children under 5 than other influenza vaccines. Information about TGA’s response to this issue can be found at: Seasonal ... Read More »

Children’s Panadol 1-5 years suspension
Children’s Panadol 1-5 years suspension December 19, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), in consultation with the TGA, is recalling two batches of Children’s Panadol 1-5 years suspension from pharmacies and hospitals as a small proportion of bottles contain higher levels of paracetamol than specified. The active ingredient in Children’s Panadol ... Read More »

Drugs for children with brain tumours need tuning
Drugs for children with brain tumours need tuning April 12, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pediatric researchers, investigating the biology of brain tumors in children, are finding that crucial differences in how the same gene is mutated may call for different treatments. A new study offers glimpses into how scientists will be using the ongoing ... Read More »

Only one-third of parents follow doctors’ orders for kids all of the time
Only one-third of parents follow doctors’ orders for kids all of the time March 26, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren’t following doctors’ orders. Only one-third of parents (31 percent) said they follow advice from their child’s health ... Read More »







 
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