Medicines update

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has begun a review of testosterone-containing medicines, while new treatments for type 2 diabetes have become available on the PBS, and the TGA calls for comments on proposed advisory statements for OTC cough medicines.

EMA review of testosterone medicines

Research into the potentially dangerous side-effects of testosterone-containing medicines on the heart has prompted a review of such medicines by the EMA.

The review, prompted by the Estonian medicines agency, will investigate