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TGA advice

Recall - syringe dosing device for Children’s Panadol

RC-2013-RN-01086-1 [caption id="attachment_31147" align="alignright" width="448"]Children's Panadol syringes

Amoxil paediatric drops

In response to members inquiries PSA has approached Aspen for clarification on the correct instructions for mixing Amoxil paediatric drops

Ventolin and Asmol (salbutamol) CFC-free MDI 100 mcg/200 doses inhalers (certain batches only)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Alphapharm, in consultation with the Therapeutic Goods Administration, are undertaking a voluntary recall of several batches of Ventolin and Asmol inhalers due to a fault in the delivery mechanism of a small number of inhalers within each batch

TGA advice - cough and cold medicines for children

TGA advises of new requirements for OTC cough and cold medicines for children effective from 1 September 2012:
  • These medicines should not be given to children under six years of age; and
  • If they are indicated for children six to 11 years, they should only be given on the advice of a doctor, pharmacist or nurse practitioner
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