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Buying medicines and medical devices online

The internet can offer a convenient way to access therapeutic goods, but online purchases of medicines or devices should be approached with caution.

Products available on international websites are not regulated by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), so there is no reliable way to know if they are safe, manufactured in a quality controlled environment, or even if they work.

If care is not taken, you may inadvertently break the law, waste your money or risk your health.

See the TGA website for more advice about:

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