How to use the eMC

Reporting a side effect
If you have experienced a side effect when using a medicine, you should report it to the Yellow Card Scheme, which is run by the Medicines and Healthca...
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016 at 12:19 PM
I can't find a medicine on the eMC
If you can't find the medicine you're looking for, try the following: Make sure your medicine is spelt correctly.  To help you with th...
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016 at 1:39 PM
A-Z list of all medicines on the eMC
There are two A-Z lists showing all the medicines published on the eMC website. From the top navigation menu, go to 'MEDICINES'.  Then sele...
Thu, 1 Sep, 2016 at 10:34 AM
Contacting pharmaceutical companies
If you are going to contact a pharmaceutical company to either discuss a medicine or report a suspected side effect, please make sure that you contact the c...
Fri, 20 Apr, 2018 at 4:32 PM
Latest medicine updates
The latest medicine updates page gives a list of Summaries of Product Characteristics (SmPC) and Patient Information Leaflets (known as PILs, Package Leafl...
Wed, 15 Aug, 2018 at 4:32 PM
How to search
Use the search box drop down list to suggest words The search box has a drop down list containing: medicine names - brand names and activ...
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016 at 4:08 PM
Advanced Search - search by SmPC section
Search by section lets you search for words or phrases that are present or absent in one or more sections of the SmPC. Search by section will answer t...
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017 at 10:16 AM
Registering for an account on the eMC
When registering for the eMC please use the Google Chrome browser as some users experience difficulties when using Internet Explorer (IE)
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017 at 11:58 AM