November 2020

19 November 2020 The Backlog Clearance Team has been made aware of a miscommunication in our Newsletter dated August 2020 and we would like to clarify the matter. It relates to the submission of Type I & II variation applications and states that Type I variations...

12 November 2020 SAHPRA wishes to correct the inaccuracies in the Medical Brief article titled “High Court rules that SAHPRA not to regulate alternative medicines” published on 4 November 2020. On 01 October 2020, the Pretoria High Court delivered its judgment in the matter between the...

SAHPRA has implemented an application status checker. This new tool is listed under “Online Services” on the SAHPRA website. Accessing this tool will enable an applicant to check the status of their new health product(s) application. Please note that this tool is for Business-As-Usual applications only –...

SAHPRA alerts all healthcare professionals about the risk of serious heart problems, seizures, coma and death associated with the use of high doses of diphenhydramine- containing medicines. The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) wishes to alert healthcare professionals about the risk of serious heart...