Obstetric drug information services

28 January 2014

Any decision about taking a medicine during pregnancy should:

  • involve a health professional and the patient
  • take into account:
    • all available information on the medicine
    • the specific circumstances

The TGA does not provide advice on the use of medicines in pregnancy for specific cases. The following obstetric drug information services are available to health professionals and/or consumers.

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Drug Information Service
The Canberra Hospital
Yamba Drive
Garran ACT 2605

  • Phone: 02 6244 3333
  • Fax: 02 6244 3334

New South Wales

Mothersafe
Royal Hospital for Women
Baker Street
Randwick NSW 2031

  • Phone: 02 9382 6539
  • Toll free (NSW): 1800 647 848
  • Fax: 02 9382 6070

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Northern Territory

Northern Territory Drug Information Centre
Royal Darwin Hospital
Rocklands Drive
Tiwi NT 0810

  • Phone: 08 8922 8424
  • Fax: 08 8922 8499

Queensland

For health professionals

Queensland Medicines Advice & Information Service (QMAIS)
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Level 1, Ned Hanlon Building
Butterfield Street
Herston QLD 4029

  • Phone: 07 3646 7599 or 07 3646 7098
  • Fax: 07 3646 1393

South Australia

Medicines and Drug Information Centre
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide SA 5006

  • Phone: 08 8161 7222
  • Fax: 08 8161 6049

Tasmania

No drug information centre currently available

Victoria

Royal Women's Hospital
Drug Information Services
Pharmacy Department
Cnr Grattan Street and Flemington Road
Parkville VIC 3052

  • Phone: 03 8345 3190
  • Fax: 03 8345 3195

Monash Medical Centre
Drug Information Centre
246 Clayton Road
Clayton VIC 3168

  • Phone: 03 9594 2361
  • Fax: 03 9594 6283

Western Australia

Drug Information Service
King Edward Memorial Hospital
374 Bagot Road
Subiaco WA 6008

  • Phone: 08 9340 2723
  • Fax: 08 9340 2713

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