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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.

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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.

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Out of date medicines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.

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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.

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Heart failure treatment

There are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to help prevent heart failure and medicine available from your doctor. Find out what treatments are available.

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Osteoarthritis treatment

Information on osteoarthritis treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Antidepressant medicines

Antidepressants medicines treat depression, anxiety and related conditions. Antidepressants should only be used in consultation with a doctor.

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Medicines and breastfeeding

While most medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding, some can affect your baby. Learn which medicines you can take and where to go for advice.

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Breast cancer – a personal story

Watch this video interview with Tess, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often re-assuring and helpful.

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Non-Hodgkin lymphoma treatment

Treatment depends on the type of lymphoma, stage of disease and how fast it is likely to grow. Find out about treatments for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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