HeadMeds gives young people in the United Kingdom general information about medication. HeadMeds does not give you medical advice. Please talk to your Doctor or anyone else who is supporting you about your own situation because everyone is different. Please read more important details about our site.

Beyond medicines - knowing what's right for you

Talking to your doctor

Talking to your doctor is really important but it can be difficult because you only get a short time with your GP and it can feel overwhelming remembering what you want to talk about and what you want to know.

What are your rights?

Know your rights about medications.

What to do if medicines are not right for you

Everyone reacts differently to medication and some people experience a range of side effects some of them serious.