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Endone side effects

Trusted information about side effects of the pain relief medicine Endone, including symptoms and what to do in the case of an overdose.

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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.

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Heroin

Trusted information about heroin including an overview of what it is, its effects and the dangers of long term addiction and accidental overdosing.

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Safe use of mental health medications

When it comes to mental health medication, there is no one size fits all solution. Different people can have different side effects. It's important to talk to your doctor during your treatment.

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Asthma medication

Most asthma medications are taken using an inhaler, or puffer device. You can find out more about asthma medications by reading our trusted partner pages.

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GHB

GHB is a party drug that is linked to sexual assaults because it is easily disguised in drinks. You can find out more about how GHB works by reading trusted partner pages.

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Speed

Speed is a drug that can become addictive and lead to health, social and financial problems. Find out about speed by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Oxycodone

Oxycodone is a painkiller. To get oxycodone, you need to have a prescription written for you by your doctor. You can't buy it from a pharmacy without one. You can find out more about oxycodone by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Cocaine

Cocaine is a highly addictive drug that is associated with many serious consequences. You can find links to information about cocaine on our trusted partner pages.

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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.

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Paracetamol

Trusted information about paracetamol, including how it works, when to take it and possible side effects.

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