Side-effects to Medication

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UK sources of information and / or support

See our medicines page for information about specific medicines (including their possible side effects).

Some general resources relating to adverse side effects to medication include:

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Yellow Card Scheme

This site can be used to report suspected side effects to any medication including vaccines.

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APRIL - Adverse Psychiatric Reactions Information Link

APRIL is a registered UK charity. APRIL aims include to raise awareness of psychiatric adverse drug reactions as awareness could prevent unnecessary distress and in some cases, save lives. They also aim to establish a database of adverse drug reactions.

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European database of suspected adverse drug-reaction reports

Provides data in the form of a web report on suspected side-effects also known as suspected adverse drug reactions for authorised medicines in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
13221 (v3)
Last Checked:
19 July 2012

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