TGA issues safety advisory for children’s soft gel capsules

Pharmacists are being urged to provide parents and caregivers with information regarding safety concerns relating to chilldren's medications in soft gel capsule forms. 

Responding to a consumer query, the TGA issued a safety advisory statement, which said the products could pose a choking risk, especially to children under five years of age

The advisory statement has been noted as precautionary, as there have been no reports of children choking on these kinds of products as of 1