Permitted indications for Pregnancy Supplements

Recent communication from the TGA has confirmed the guidelines around the use of permitted indications in Pregnancy and foetal development. These guidelines differ significantly to what has been acceptable in the past. Due to the vulnerability in these population groups, the code tables do not include qualifiers for pregnancy and foetuses, as the TGA has deemed it not appropriate for all permitted indications to be able to be directed for use in pregnant women. Therefore, general indications such as ‘Supports immune function’ are no longer appropriate for Pregnancy supplements.
Specific indications are available for pregnancy and foetal development. For