electronic Medicines Compendium


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electronic Medicines Compendium

An internet-based organisation which provides up-to-date, accessible information about medicines licensed for use in the UK. The eMC has more than 7,000 documents (summaries of product characteristics and patient information leaflets), which have been approved by either the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), which license medicines in the UK and Europe.

eMC document types
• Summaries of Product Characteristics—SPCs or SmPCs.
• Patient Information Leaflets—PILs, Package Leaflets or PLs.
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