NEWS

SAHPRA RESPONDS TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) is reviewing the scheduling status of codeine following the growing use of the non-medicinal use of codeine-containing medicines.

Safety alerts

MSA Gamma Benzine Hexachloride

MEDICINE SAFETY ALERT: NEW RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF GAMMA BENZENE HEXACHLORIDE (LINDANE) – CONTAINING SHAMPOOS
May 2009

MSA Rotarix

The Medicines Control Council (MCC) alerts all health care professionals to the correct route of administration of Rotarix vaccine.
March 2008

MSA Ketoconazole And Domperidone

MEDICINE SAFETY ALERT: INTERACTION BETWEEN KETOCONAZOLE AND DOMPERIDONE AND THE RISK OF QT PROLONGATION
March 2008

MSA promethazine

The Medicines Control Council (MCC) alerts all health care professionals to new prescribing information for promethazine.
September 2007

PRODUCT RECALLS

Procter & Gamble Vicks Public Alert VVR.2.2017

Procter & Gamble South African Trading (Pty) Ltd, in consultation with the Medicines Control Council, wishes to alert the public that a small amount of counterfeit Vicks…
10 February 2017

Lethyl 30 mg Aspen Pharmacare Recall Letter

This recall is initiated as a result of product quality complaint logged with Aspen Pharmacare due to the discloration of Lethyl 30 mg tablets
31 July 2015

Bioplus AdcockIngram Recall Letter

Following a customer complaint, we have identified the vitamin premix used in the manufacture of the affected product and batches contain additional vitamins and minerals
October 25, 2019

Benylin Johnson & Johnson Recall letter

Johnson & Johnson (Pty) Ltd, in consultation withe Medicine Control Council, is recalling the following batches of BENYLIN® products
1 July 2015

Publications

ANNUAL REPORT

The annual report has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines on the annual report as issued by the National Treasury.
2018/19

Cannabis and related substances A5 final

CANNABIS AND RELATED SUBSTANCES
25 October 2019

Registrations of Medicines

NOTIFICATION OF REGISTRATION OF MEDICINES BY THE ACTING CEO OF SAHPRA IN TERMS OF SECTION 17 OF THE MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES ACT, 1965 (ACT 101 OF 1965)
October 2019

SAHPRA Fees 2019

Fees payable in terms of the provisions of the medicines and related substances act, 1965
18 June 2019

Workshops and Conferences

Assessing similarity of biosimilars

In South Africa, potential manufacturers of biosimilars lack a roadmap for comparing…
12 February 2018

DC formulation and delivery

Issues Related to the Formulation and Delivery of Pharmaceutical Proteins
25 November 2016

Immunogenicity of biopharmaceuticals

Southern African Regional and International Regulatory Biotechnology Workshop 2007
9-10 November 2016

What are biotechnology products?

Southern African Regional and International Regulatory Biotechnology Workshop 2007
02 August 2016

SOCIAL MEDIA FEEDS

3 months ago

Are you encountering difficulty in applying for a licence for medicinal cannabis? Visit the SAHPRA website to see a sample application form

3 months ago
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Mail & Guardian Cannabis event
Glenhove Auditorium
10 March 2020

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3 months ago

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