Home medicines review
Not managing your own or someone else’s medicines correctly can have serious consequences. A free home medicines review (HMR) by a pharmacist can help.
Reporting a problem with a medicine
You should report any problems with your medicine to a healthcare professional. It’s also helpful if you report them directly to the TGA. Learn more here.
Out of date medicines
When medicines are manufactured, by law they have to be given an expiry date. Learn more about expiration dates and safe storage of medicines.
Generic medicines vs. brand-name medicines
Every medicine has a brand name and a generic name. Learn about the differences and what to consider when deciding which is best for you.
Heart failure treatment
There are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to help prevent heart failure and medicine available from your doctor. Find out what treatments are available.
Information on osteoarthritis treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.
Medicines and breastfeeding
While most medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding, some can affect your baby. Learn which medicines you can take and where to go for advice.
Antidepressants medicines treat depression, anxiety and related conditions. Antidepressants should only be used in consultation with a doctor.
Breast cancer – a personal story
Watch this video interview with Tess, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often re-assuring and helpful.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma treatment
Treatment depends on the type of lymphoma, stage of disease and how fast it is likely to grow. Find out about treatments for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.