The Adverse Medicine Events (AME) Line gives people a way to report and discuss unexpected and undesirable side effects (adverse experiences) with medicines. Call the AME Line if you think your medicine is causing a problem and you are worried about using it. The AME Line provides independent, accurate and evidence-based information.
- Lodging and discussing adverse side effects of medicine
- Evidence-based information on medicines
Available to anyone in Australia
How to access
- TTY users, call , then ask for 1300 134 237
- Speak and Listen users, call then ask for 1300 134 237
- Internet relay users, connect to the then ask for 1300 134 237.
CostsThe AME Line is a free service.
Calls are charged at the cost of a local call.
Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.
- You can call to discuss any side effects that might be due to your prescription medication, an over-the-counter medication or a complementary therapy.
- Call the AME Line as soon as you begin to experience unusual side effects from a medication. Early detection can reduce the impact of side effects.