Information for Consumers

Revised: 20 August 2018

Consumer Information Leaflets

20 August 2018 Where can I find information about Vaccines
25 July 2018 Taking metformin for gestational diabetes (Te Reo version) (PDF 236 KB, 2 pages)
Taking metformin for gestational diabetes (Samoan version) (PDF 243 KB, 2 pages)
16 October 2017 Taking metformin for gestational diabetes (PDF 255 KB, 2 pages)
2 March 2017 Hydroxychloroquine - what you can expect when starting treatment (PDF 264 KB, 2 pages)
8 February 2017 Medicines for Gout (PDF 249 KB, 2 pages)
2 February 2017 Gardasil 9 Questions and Answers
6 July 2016 Can I take St John's wort with other medicines? (PDF 244 KB, 1 page)
30 May 2016 The Pros and Cons of Taking Statins (PDF 250 KB, 2 pages)
29 March 2016 Medicines for depression or other mental disorders and difficulties with sex (PDF 252 KB, 1 page)
9 March 2016 Quitting Smoking and the Effect on Medicines (PDF 204 KB, 1 page)
11 January 2016 Serotonin Syndrome (PDF 646 KB, 2 pages)
11 January 2016 Medicines and breastfeeding (PDF 227 KB, 1 page)
11 January 2016 How to safely give medicines to children (PDF 217 KB, 1 page)
December 2015 Severe Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis) to Medicines (PDF 231 KB, 1 page)
Ko Ngā Tauhohenga Mate Pāwera (Anaphylaxis) ki Ngā Rongoā (PDF 361 KB, 1 page)
June 2015 Priapism (Adobe PDF 237 KB, 1 page)
August 2014 Hormonal Contraceptives and Blood Clots (Te Reo version) (PDF 321 KB, 2 pages)
August 2014 Hormonal Contraceptives and Blood Clots (English version) (PDF 683 KB, 2 pages)
April 2014 Questions and answers on rotavirus vaccination (RotaTeq)
March 2014 Surgical Mesh Impants
November 2012 Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants - Questions and Answers
October 2011 Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) - Questions and Answers
March 2002 Oral Contraceptives and Blood Clots
April 2000 St John's Wort and Prescribed Medicines
June 1999 Diet Pills and Heart Problems
December 1998 Tasmar and Concerns About Liver Toxicity