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FLOPEN® VIATRIS

FLOPEN® VIATRISflucloxacillin (as sodium monohydrate)Consumer Medicine InformationWhat is in this leafletThis leaflet answers some common questions about FLOPEN VIATRIS. It does not contain all of the available information.It does not take the place of talking to your...

FYZANT

▼ This medicine is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. You can help by reporting any side effects you may get. You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at...

ARX-NITROFURANTOIN

ARX-NITROFURANTOINNitrofurantoin (macrocrystals) capsuleConsumer Medicine InformationWhat is in this leafletPlease read this leaflet carefully before you start taking ARX-NITROFURANTOIN.This leaflet answers some common questions about ARX-NITROFURANTOIN. It does not...

ONGENTYS

▼ This medicine is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. You can help by reporting any side effects you may get. You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at...

APO-AMOXY/CLAV 500/125 & APO-AMOXY/CLAV 875/125

APO-AMOXY/CLAV 500/125 & APO-AMOXY/CLAV 875/125Amoxicillin trihydrate & Potassium clavulanateConsumer Medicine InformationWhat is in this leaflet?Please read this leaflet carefully before you take APO-AMOXY/CLAV 500/125 or APO-AMOXY/CLAV 875/125 tablets.This...

ABEVMY®

ABEVMY®bevacizumab (rch)Consumer Medicine InformationWhat is in this leafletThis leaflet answers some common questions about ABEVMY infusion.It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist.All...

EMPAVELI®

▼ This medicine is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. You can help by reporting any side effects you may get. You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at...

APX-Roxithromycin

APX-RoxithromycinroxithromycinConsumer Medicine InformationWhat is in this leafletThis leaflet answers some common questions about APX-ROXITHROMYCIN.It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or...

LORAZEPAM SXP

▼ This medicine is subject to additional monitoring due to approval of an extension of indications. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. You can help by reporting any side effects you may get. You can report side effects to your doctor, or...

CHEMISTS’ OWN NIGHT PAIN RELIEF

CHEMISTS’ OWN NIGHT PAIN RELIEFParacetamol and diphenhydramine hydrochlorideConsumer Medicine InformationWHAT IS IN THIS LEAFLETThis leaflet answers some common questions about CHEMISTS’ OWN NIGHT PAIN RELIEF. It does not contain all the available information.It does...

LIDOCAINE NORIDEM

LIDOCAINE NORIDEMActive ingredient(s): Lidocaine (Lignocaine) hydrochlorideConsumer Medicine Information (CMI)This leaflet answers some of the common questions people ask about Lidocaine Noridem. It does not contain all the information that is known about Lidocaine...

LORAZE

LORAZEcontains the active ingredient lorazepamConsumer Medicine InformationWhat is in this leafletThis leaflet answers some common questions about LORAZE.It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or...

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Trends in Medicinal Cannabis Prescription

Trends in Medicinal Cannabis Prescription

Medical cannabis has been legally accessible via prescription since 2016 in Australia through various special access schemes, but our understanding of how much medicinal cannabis is being prescribed, and for what reasons, has been limited. A significant new study from...

Antibiotics

Antibiotics

Antibiotics attack bacteria – germs responsible for certain infections. Each antibiotic attacks different types of bacteria and will be useful for treating particular infections.

Tips for taking charge of your health

Whether you are taking medicines occasionally or every day, it helps to be informed about why you need them, how they should be taken, and what their benefits and possible side effects may be. Here are a list of questions on how to be more medicine aware.

Be Medicinewise Week

This week it’s Be Medicinewise Week. It’s important for all Australians to know what medicines they are taking and to understand how to take them safely. Find out everything you need to know about your medicines.

Hay fever treatments

Hay fever treatments

Antihistamines work fast and are good at treating mild symptoms of hay fever, such as sneezing and runny nose, whereas corticosteroid nasal sprays may take several days to work.

Antidepressant medicines

Antidepressant medicines

Antidepressants are medicines that can treat depression and its symptoms. They can also sometimes be used to treat other conditions, including anxiety disorders and chronic (ongoing) pain.