Government of Australia Launches Adverse Reactions to Medicines Database
The database includes more than 250,000 reports from consumers, the medicines industry and doctors about adverse effects from medicines available in Australia.
From the News Release:
From today consumers, health professionals and industry can access online information about adverse events to medicines that have been reported to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) since 1971.
Announcing the new online resource the Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing, Catherine King, said the Database of Adverse Event Notifications, includes adverse event reports about prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines sold in pharmacies and supermarkets, as well as complementary medicines such as vitamins and herbal remedies.
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