A guide to side effects and other complications

This is the 6th edition of this guide. It focuses on the most commonly used and recommended treatments, including new and recently approved drugs. The online version includes additional material to the print version.

Open publication as a magazine


General information

Side effects with general symptoms

Drug specific side effects

HIV, ageing and quality of life


Further information




About our guides

Information about how we produced this guide and the importance of using language that is direct and easy to understand.

This includes information on how to write non technical medical information that may be useful as a resource for other organisations.

1 June 2012