Pharmaceutical References

  • Are the drugs you take affecting your voice? Unfortunately, some medications we take can have adverse effects on singing, mostly by drying out the throat. For a comprehensive list of drugs and their side-effects on singers, go to the National Centre for Voice and Speech website.
  • More information about each drug can be found on the Internet if unsuccessful with receiving a response from the manufacturer. Determine your drug group or product brand and locate information on its effects by the various drug brands or manufacturers.
  • Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) leaflets are available for all prescription medications. Among other things, CMI leaflets list the more common and the more serious side effects, as well as the medications benefits.
  • Pfizer Australia has made available the CMI leaflets at Pfizer Products. Pfizer welcomes students to access these documents for more information about Pfizer products. Patients should contact their doctor as soon as possible if they have any problems while taking any medication, even if they do not think the problems are connected with the medicine or are not listed in the CMI leaflet.