Welcome to the reporting site for the Yellow Card Scheme
Report a suspected problem or incident:
Side effect to a medicine, vaccine, herbal or homeopathic remedy
Medical device adverse incident
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Defective medicine (not of an acceptable quality)
Counterfeit or fake medicine or medical device
Side effect or safety concern for an e-cigarette
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A medicine, vaccine, herbal or homeopathic remedy
Some products may appear to be medical devices are actually medicines, for example pre-filled syringes, hormonal contraceptives, or hormonal contraceptive coil.
A medical device
These are items used to treat or diagnose a condition or an illness, or help with a disability. For example medical devices include: equipment, dressings, implants, artificial limbs, blood glucose strips and meters, low dose heparin preparations for flushing catheters, some types of eye drops, insulin pens, thermometers, wheelchairs and some software/apps.
Reporting safety concerns about a e-cigarette or refill containers (otherwise known as e-liquids). This can be reports of side effects or other specific safety concerns regarding the use of these products.
Reporting a medicine or vaccine, including any herbal products or complementary remedies
Suspected side effect, also known as an adverse drug reaction
These are unwanted effects that you consider are linked to taking a medicine. Side effects also include any effects from: misuse, abuse, an error in the way the medicine has been given or overdose (taking too much medicine). Reports can be made for any medicine (including specials and unlicensed products), any vaccine, herbal product, and complimentary remedies such as homeopathic remedies, blood factors (e.g. factors I to XIII) and immunuloglobulins (e.g. anti-D (RHO) immunoglobulin). You can even report suspected side effects from a drug you think might be happening as a result of interactions with food and drink.
Suspected defective medicine
This is where a medicine is not of an acceptable quality.
Medicine not working as it should
The medicine you used was not right for what you needed it to do.
Medicine that you think is a fake or counterfeit
You suspect the medicine you used is counterfeit, or otherwise not genuine.