Information for Consumers

Revised: 15 February 2018

Information that everyone should know about medicines and medical devices including updates on staying safe and healthy.

News

Things you should know

Date Type Title
15 February 2018 Alert Communication Arthrem – potential risk of harm to the liver – statement under section 98 of the Medicines Act 1981
31 January 2018 Monitoring Communication M² logo Update to Viekira Pak and Viekira Pak-RBV – Possible effects on blood glucose control when used in patients with type 2 diabetes
31 January 2018 Monitoring Communication M² logo Dabigatran and gout or gout-like symptoms
13 December 2017 Safety Information Surgical Mesh Implants - Update
5 December 2017 Monitoring Communications Update - Possible risk of hypothyroidism in infants exposed to iodine-containing contrast agents
19 October 2017 Vaccine Safety Where can I find information about vaccines
16 October 2017 Consumer Information Leaflets Taking metformin for gestational diabetes (PDF 255 KB, 2 pages)


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