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We protect and improve the health of millions of people every day through the effective regulation of medicines and medical devices, underpinned by science and research.

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Report a suspected problem or incident:

  • side effect to a medicine or vaccine, herbal or homeopathic remedy
  • a problem with a medical device
  • a defective medicine
  • a fake (counterfeit) medicine or medical device

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Latest safety information

This section includes Drug Alerts on defective medicines, Medical Device Alerts and safety warnings and messages about medicines.

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Latest information and advice for healthcare professionals to support the safer use of medicines.