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What questions should I ask?

Use these 5 questions to ask your doctor or other healthcare provider to make sure you end up with the right amount of care — not too much and not too little.

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How do I manage my medicines?

NPS MedicineWise uses generic names to talk about certain medicines, you may know your medicines by another name.

Click here to learn more about generic vs brand-name medicines.


MedicineWise app

Keep track of medicines and access important health info anytime and anywhere, especially in emergencies. Funded by the Department of Health to assist you in managing your medicines.

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Plans to help you live with your pain

NPS MedicineWise has developed the following plans to help you plan and live with your pain. These may be useful in helping you remember and track pain goals and allow you to take more control of living with your pain.


More information about medicines and how they are prescribed

Living with pain can be challenging, whether it is short-term (also called acute) or an ongoing condition (also called chronic). Everyone experiences pain in a unique way. That means there is no one-size-fits-all approach to managing pain.

Opioid prescribing changes – improving safety, reducing harm