Treatment for insomnia
The first step in overcoming insomnia is to learn healthy sleep habits and change any lifestyle factors that may be contributing to the problem.
There are some medicines you don't need a prescription for. These are called over-the-counter medicines.
Reporting a problem with a medicine
You should report any problems with your medicine to a healthcare professional. It’s also helpful if you report them directly to the TGA. Learn more here.
Out of date medicines
When medicines are manufactured, by law they have to be given an expiry date. Learn more about expiration dates and safe storage of medicines.
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.
Trusted information on antidepressant medicines, including what they are, how they work, different types, who should take antidepressants and possible side-effects.
Antibiotics revolutionised medicine in the 1940s because they treated infections caused by bacteria. Learn how antibiotics work and what they do and don’t treat.
Generic medicines vs. brand-name medicines
Every medicine has a brand name and a generic name. Learn about the differences and what to consider when deciding which is best for you.
Information on osteoporosis treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.
Information on osteoarthritis treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.