Consumer Information

Self Care

ASMI is committed to ensuring that all Australians have access to Self Care health information and products.

Self Care Products

Learn more about the different types of Self Care health products and their uses.

Quality Use of Medicines

Quality use of medicines means using using medicines appropriately to improve health.


The label is the single most important piece of information on Self Care products.

Side Effects of Medicines

Answers to frequently asked question about the side effects of medicines.

Consumer Medicine Information

Consumer Medicines Leaflets (CMI's) contain important information about your medicines.

Disposal of Unwanted Medicines

Help to save the environment by disposing of unwanted medicines correctly.


There are a number of different types of packaging for consumer medicines.

Complaints about Advertising

What to do if you have a complaint about the advertisement of a therapeutic product in Australia.