Medicines during pregnancy
Learn more about taking medicines during pregnancy, which includes over-the-counter medicine as well as herbal supplements and vitamins.
Questions to ask before taking a medicine
Learning about your medication is important to understand your options. This page helps you to ask the right questions about the medications that you are prescribed.
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.
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
Using the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, Australians can use a wide range of prescribed medicines without paying full price for them. Learn more about how the PBS works.
Buying medicines online
Buying medicines online can have advantages, but there is a risk of losing your money, damaging your health or breaking the law.
How to read CMIs
Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) leaflets provide information about the medicine you are taking. Learn more about where to find your CMI and how to use it.
Medicine and side effects
Side effects are unwanted effects of a medicine. Learn about where to get information on medicine side effects and how to get help.
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.
Clinical trials are research investigations in which people volunteer to test new treatments.
Learn more about a range of medicines, such as pain relief medicines, antidepressants and medicines for children.