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More about Datapharm, the publisher of this website, our services and how pharmaceutical companies can publish their medicines information on the eMC

Safety updates

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Latest drug safety advice for prescribers and medicine users, direct from the UK medicines’ regulator – the MHRA

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Use the yellow card scheme to report a suspected side effect to the UK medicines’ regulator – the MHRA

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Medicine guides for patients and the public, giving information about prescription medicine side effects, dosing and interactions

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Find the latest NHS prices, pack sizes and manufacturers on the NHS dictionary of medicines and devices (dm+d)