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Medicine and health products

Find government information about therapeutic goods, including medicines, medical devices and health products.

For travellers and visitors

Medicines brought into and taken out of Australia may be subject to respective import and export controls. Check what rules and requirements apply when you’re travelling with medicines or medical devices.

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Health products and medicines

Provides access to information about medicines, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), medical devices and health products for consumers. These topics includes details about product recalls by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and traditional or alternative medicines.

Department of Health

MedicineList+

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Helps you keep track of the medicines you or your family members take - what the medicine is for, how much to use and when to use it.

National Prescribing Service Ltd

Medicines line

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Medicines Line 1300 633 424 provides consumers with access to independent, accurate, up-to-date information about prescription, over-the-counter and complementary (herbal, natural, vitamin and mineral) medicines.

National Prescribing Service Ltd

National Prescribing Service

National Prescribing Service (NPS) is a non-profit organisation independent of government (although funds are provided by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care) and the pharmaceutical industry. Their goal is to improve the health of Australians through quality prescribing of medicines. They provide access to independent, balanced, critically appraised information on medicines to prescribers and consumers.

National Prescribing Service Ltd

Pharmaceutical allowance

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Provides help with the cost of prescription medicines. Paid to eligible income support recipients with their regular fortnightly Centrelink payment.

Department of Human Services

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Australia's regulatory authority for therapeutic goods. Protects public health and safety by regulating therapeutic goods that are supplied either imported or manufactured, or exported from Australia.

Department of Health