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My Medicines

This page has links to information in other languages.

  

My Medicines provides information about medicines used in New Zealand. It uses plain language that most New Zealand adults can understand.

My Medicines includes important points to help people make good decisions about taking their medicine. It doesn't include every possible detail because it doesn't want to overload people with information.

If you have questions about your medicine, talk to your pharmacist, practice nurse or GP.

Medication factsheets on HealthInfo has an index of all the medicines on My Medicines. You can also go to mymedicines.co.nz/cdhb and search for your medicine.

Trial of translating information into other languages

Recently, My Medicines has recognised the need for medicine information in other languages. It has trialled translating the information for the following ten medicines into Te Reo Māori.

Allopurinol

Amoxicillin (oral)

Aspirin (low-dose)

Atorvastatin

Cilazapril

Metformin

Metoprolol

Omeprazole

Prednisone

Warfarin

My Medicines would welcome feedback on this trial. If you would like to give feedback, email My Medicines at mymedicines@cdhb.health.nz. You can also send feedback using the Contact tab on the My Medicines website.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Page created September 2018.

Page reference: 562076

Review key: HIMYM-562076