Reporting a problem with a medicine
You should tell your doctor or health professional about any problems with your medicine. It’s also helpful to report the problem to the TGA.
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.
COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effect Checker
If you have had a COVID-19 vaccination and think you may be experiencing side-effects, you can check here.
When it comes to sports supplements, play it safe
Inspired by the Commonwealth Games? Great! But if you want to boost your fitness with sports supplements, use caution: some can be dangerous or ineffective.
Setbacks, failures and stress are all part of normal life. Resilience is the ability to cope with difficult times and ‘bounce back’ from adversity.
Questions to ask before taking a medicine
It's important to learn about your medicines before you take them. Here are some questions you can ask your doctor or pharmacist about medicines.
Find out why vaccinations are important before you travel overseas, and learn about the vaccines you need to consider, their side effects and safety.
Do face masks protect you from bushfire smoke?
Face masks won’t necessarily protect you from the poor air quality being caused by Australian bushfire smoke. Here's why, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Opioid withdrawal symptoms
Withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea and anxiety, can occur if you stop taking an opioid medicine suddenly. Reducing the dosage slowly and carefully is key.
What to do if you are underweight
Being underweight can affect your health adversely. So, it’s important to understand what ‘underweight’ means and how you can gain weight safely if you need to. Learn more here.