TGA demands Craig Kelly’s party stop distributing ‘seriously misleading’ Covid information

Federal MP says allegations made by medicines regulator are defamatory and will be ‘vigorously defended’ Australia’s medicines regulator has issued a public statement saying its lawyers have written to United Australia Party leader Craig Kelly alleging the party has breached copyright and demanding it stop distributing “incomplete extracts” of adverse event reports relating to Covid vaccines whichContinue reading “TGA demands Craig Kelly’s party stop distributing ‘seriously misleading’ Covid information”

Ivermectin: Australian regulator bans drug as Covid treatment after sharp rise in prescriptions

Therapeutic Goods Administration concerned people taking controversial medication instead of seeking proper treatment or vaccine Australia’s drug regulator has banned medical practitioners from prescribing the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin for “off-label” uses, such as for treating Covid-19. The move comes after prescriptions for the drug increased between three and four times in Australia in recent months.Continue reading “Ivermectin: Australian regulator bans drug as Covid treatment after sharp rise in prescriptions”

Australian imports of ivermectin increase tenfold, prompting warning from TGA

The drug, used to deworm livestock, has been touted among rightwing media as a Covid treatment, prompting the US FDA to tweet ‘You are not a cow’ A national shortage and tenfold increase in Australians importing ivermectin in August has sparked a warning from the Therapeutic Goods Administration against the use of the medicine, whichContinue reading “Australian imports of ivermectin increase tenfold, prompting warning from TGA”

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