Medicines information centre

This service is for both the general public and health professionals (including doctors, pharmacists, nurses, midwives and community health workers) for advice and assistance.

The Medicines information centre provides advice and assistance on new medicines, adverse effects of medicines and medicine interactions. It specialises in medicines in pregnancy, medicines in breastfeeding, medicines for children and women’s health.

The drug information centre provides telephone advice, and where appropriate, may act as a referral service by directing you to the best available resource to respond to your query or concern.

Contact information


Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm


(03) 9594 6283