Chinese traditional medicine
Trusted information about Chinese traditional medicine from leading Australian health organisations, including links to complementary medicines.
Practices such as homeopathy, naturopathy, yoga and acupuncture are sometimes used alongside conventional medicine in a belief they can complement treatments.
Trusted information about homeopathy, including the lack of current evidence for its effectiveness and safety, and questions to ask your doctor about homeopathy.
Trusted information about depression treatment from leading Australian health organisations.
Links to trusted information about herbal medicine.
Trusted information about ayurvedic medicine from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on alternative therapies and herbal medicine.
Medicines and alcohol
Alcohol can interact with some medicines, including those you can buy over the counter. Learn more about possible complications of medicines and alcohol.
There are some medicines you don't need a prescription for. These are called over-the-counter medicines.
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.