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Welcome to the SA Pharmacy Medicines Information Service
The primary role of the Medicines Information (MI) service is to provide patient focused clinical advice to optimise health outcomes. The MI service contributes to the safe and effective use of medicines through the provision of timely, accurate, up-to-date and evidence-based information. The service also contributes to the sustainability of safe medicine use through proactive provision of education, training and clinical research.
What can I ask?
Any questions related to the use of prescription or over-the-counter medicines in your patients including:
Dose and administration
Product availability or alternatives
Use of medicines in pregnancy, breastfeeding and paediatrics
Evidence basis of therapeutics
Support clinicians with complex enquiries and decision making
Provide a second opinion
Provide guidance on information resources
Review consumer information
Review evidence for clinical guidelines
If you have a poisons or toxicology enquiry, contact the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 (24 hour service).