Med short­age sup­ply

Pharmacy Daily - - FRONT PAGE -

THE Ther­a­peu­tic Goods Ad­min­is­tra­tion (TGA) has up­dated its page out­lin­ing the sup­ply of medicines dur­ing a medicines short­age.

Even when a drug is not in­cluded on the ARTG, it may be ap­proved for im­port and sup­ply if no other regis­tered good that could sub­sti­tute for the short sup­ply prod­uct is avail­able, or if no al­ter­na­tive ex­ists but an ap­pli­ca­tion for regis­tra­tion of one has been made.

The page sum­marises the con­sid­er­a­tions and con­di­tions for health pro­fes­sion­als -

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