Revised: 7 November 2019

Information for Healthcare Professionals

This section provides information useful to healthcare professionals.

Medsafe Advice

Date Type Title
10/1/2022NoticesNotice of Medsafe Office Closure Christmas/New Year 2021/2022
24/11/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #36 – 6 November 2021
22/11/2021COVID-19For health care professionals: Distinguishing between Thrombosis and Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia (TTS) following COVID-19 vaccinations (PDF, 291 KB, 3 pages)
19/11/2021CommitteesAgenda for the 188th Medicines Adverse Reaction Committee meeting - 2 December 2021
17/11/2021Monitoring CommunicationMenstrual disorders and unexpected vaginal bleeding – Comirnaty (Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine)
17/11/2021Monitoring CommunicationCOVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy: no safety concerns with Comirnaty (Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine)
17/11/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #35 – 30 October 2021
15/11/2021Alert CommunicationConsent to distribute medicines containing bufexamac was revoked on 9 November 2021
10/11/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #34 – 23 October 2021
3/11/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #33 – 16 October 2021
3/11/2021CommitteesMinutes of 187th Medicines Adverse Reaction Committee meeting - 9 September 2021
28/10/2021COVID-19Press release: Medsafe renews COVID-19 vaccine provisional approval
27/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #32 – 9 October 2021
20/10/2021CommitteesComments on agenda items for the 67th meeting of the Medicines Classification Committee to be held on 26 October 2021
20/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #31 – 2 October 2021
13/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #30 – 25 September 2021
6/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #29 – 18 September 2021
29/9/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #28 – 11 September 2021

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