Safety Information

Revised: 15 August 2017

Trans-Tasman Early Warning System

Alert Communications Archive

This section contains a list of previous alert communications.

More information on Alert Communications.

Date Medicine/Device Title Update details
9 September 2016 Medicine Consumer Level Recall – GlucaGen® HypoKit 1 mg solution for injection  
31 August 2016 Device Heater-cooler devices used during cardiac surgery: risk of infection with Nontuberculous Mycobacterium species – advice and recommendations 11 July 2017
29 August 2016 Device Detachable Wall Plug for AC Power Adapter supplied with Medela Breast Pump Powered  
1 August 2016 Device Quickie Q7 Wheelchair (Model ER14) manufactured between 1 September 2009 & 27 November 2013. (Backrest Bracket Damage)  
2 March 2016 Medicine Vit.D3 – important information for patients with a peanut or soya allergy  
28 September 2015 Medicine Use of sodium valproate (Epilim) in pregnancy  
25 September 2015 Device Devices manufactured by Silimed, Brazil  
31 July 2015 Medicine Advice about Serotonin Syndrome  
19 June 2015 Medicine Miracle Mineral Solution - Buyer Beware  
17 June 2015 Medicine Ibuprofen and Cardiovascular Safety  
29 April 2015 Medicine Changes to the use of bromhexine or codeine-containing cough and cold medicines in children  
22 December 2014 Medicine Domperidone (Motilium, Prokinex) – conclusion of review of benefits and risks of harm  
17 July 2014 Medicine CONSUMER LEVEL RECALL - Amoxicillin Actavis Powder for oral suspension; glass fragments found in two bottles  
16 July 2014 Medicine Hydroxyethyl starch (Voluven and Volulyte 6%) – review of benefits and risks of harm  
11 February 2014 Medicine Utrogestan (progesterone) formulation change - important information for patients with a peanut allergy  
3 December 2013 Medicine Black salve - buyer beware  
12 November 2013 Medicine Discontinuation of oral ketoconazole (Nizoral) 200mg tablets  
11 November 2013 Medicine m-Captopril tablets 12.5mg, 25mg, 50mg, 100mg - Manufacturing Issues 14 March 2014
4 October 2013 Medicine Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) and oesophageal ulcer  
8 July 2013 Medicine Diclofenac (Voltaren) and risk of cardiovascular events (heart attack and stroke)  
4 June 2013 Device Topical tissue glues/adhesives and risk of deep tissue injuries