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Free and Open Access Health Resources

Australian Drug and Medicines Sources

When working in health settings, you may need to find out information about various drugs and their interactions, side-effects, dosage or toxicity - these sources will help you. Remember that the generic or brand name may differ for different countries, and always use Australian information first.

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Australian Drug Foundation

The Australian Drug Foundation has a library and anyone can register to use their online resources.

In a clinical setting (or everyday setting), there is also a help number for drug information – just text a drug name to 0439 835 563 (0439 TELL ME), and you’ll receive an SMS with information about that drug. Both conventional and street drug names are covered