Learn more about a range of medicines, such as pain relief medicines, antidepressants and medicines for children.
Side effects of medicines including vaccines
Side effects are any unwanted effects of a medicine. Learn more about different types of medicine side effects and what to do if you have them.
Medicines are recalled from time to time for a range of different reasons. Learn more about who regulates it and what to do if your medicine has been recalled.
Buying medicines online
Buying medicines on the internet has its advantages, but there is a risk of losing your money, damaging your health or breaking the law.
Home medicines review
It’s important to manage your medicines correctly. A free home medicines review (HMR) by a pharmacist can help make sure that your medicines are safe.
St John's wort
Links to our information partners' articles about St John's wort.
Complementary therapy, sometimes called alternative therapy or integrative medicine, is often used alongside conventional medicine.
Trusted information about allergy types, as well as allergy testing, anaphylaxis, antihistamines and common related conditions such as asthma and hay fever.
Vaccine preventable diseases
Vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) — such as measles, mumps — can be prevented by an immunisation program. Learn more about VPDs in Australia.
Hormones are responsible for many bodily functions including growth, repair, maintenance and triggering a number of bodily processes. Learn more here.