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COVID-19 medications and antivirals

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved several medicines for the use of treating COVID-19 in Australia.

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Histrionic personality disorder

People with histrionic personality disorder can seem highly dramatic and approval seeking, with a desire to be the centre of attention.

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Quick read: Treating symptoms at home

People with mild symptoms can usually isolate and recover at home. Here's how to treat various COVID symptoms at home and monitor your health.

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Medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis (medical marijuana) is highly regulated in Australia. Learn how THC and CBD might be used to help relieve the symptoms of medical conditions.

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Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?

What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination? Find out how vaccines work and the difference between primary and booster doses.

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Sildenafil (Viagra)

Sildenafil (Viagra) is a medicine used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) in males. Learn how it works, and the possible side effects.

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Abortion

There are many reasons someone might choose to terminate a pregnancy. Counselling can help you understand your options. Learn about the process.

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Drugs in sport

Using drugs to give your performance an edge can also affect your health. Learn more about what damage drugs can do to your health.

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Can I have an abortion in Australia?

Find out about Australian abortion laws and how to access an abortion if you need one.

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Are generic medicines the same as brand-name medicines?

To mark Be Medicinewise Week 2019, here's what you need to know about generic versus brand-name medicines and their ingredients.

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