Coronavirus Yellow Card reporting site

Report suspected side effects to medicines or medical device and diagnostic adverse incidents used in coronavirus treatment to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency to ensure safe and effective use

Find the medicine / device you wish to report.

Can’t find what you are looking for? You can report on any other medicines, devices, defective or falsified products (including fake coronavirus testing kits) via the Yellow Card website.

Where to go for medical advice

We are unable to provide you with medical advice. However, we encourage you to speak to your doctor, pharmacist or to call NHS 111 if you are worried about your health.

Please do not stop taking your medicine without first seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Visit Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do to find out the government response to coronavirus.

Latest news

Yellow Card: Reporting during the coronavirus outbreak

Guidance on reporting to the Yellow Card scheme during the coronavirus outbreak. Sponsors should continue to report via established routes for clinical trials.

Fake or unlicensed coronavirus (COVID-19) medicines

Medicines or other medical products being sold online claiming to treat or prevent COVID-19.

Valproate Pregnancy Prevention Programme: temporary advice for management during COVID-19

Guidance for specialists for use of valproate in female patients during the pandemic.

Immunomodulatory drugs: temporary pregnancy prevention guidance during COVID-19

Temporary guidance for pregnancy prevention arrangements for patients taking them during COVID-19.

Ventilator incident reporting

A dedicated phone line is available to report specifically for ventilators and respiratory support.

Call 0800 731 6789 for free between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Outside of these hours please leave a message with your name and number, including as much information as you can about the device including the manufacturer's name. One of our team will get back to you.

Fake medicines and devices

For counterfeit or fake medicines or medical devices, including coronavirus testing kits, report as usual on the Yellow Card site.

For any queries involving counterfeit or fake medical devices contact devices.compliance@mhra.gov.uk