Last Updated on eMC 14-12-2016 View medicine  | Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited Contact details

When a pharmaceutical company changes an SPC or PIL, a new version is published on the eMC.  For each version, we show the dates it was published on the eMC and the reasons for change.

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - contraindications
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
  • Correction of spelling/typing errors

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - contraindications
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 2 - use in children/adolescents
  • Change to section 2 - interactions with other medicines, food or drink
  • Change to section 2 - pregnancy, breast feeding and fertility
  • Change to section 2 - driving and using machines
  • Change to section 2 - excipient warnings
  • Change to section 3 - use in children/adolescents
  • Change to section 3 - overdose, missed or forgotten doses
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 4 - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 5 - how to store

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Change to section 6 - marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 6 - marketing authorisation number
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contra-indications

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Correction of spelling/typing errors
  • Change to side-effects

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Improved Electronic Presentation

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Change due to user-testing of patient information

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Transfer to upgraded management system

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • Change of trade or generic name
  • Change to appearance of the medicine
  • Change to packaging
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contra-indications
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to how to administer the medicine
  • Change of product licence name

Reasons for adding or updating:

  • New PIL for eMC ie a PIL for an existing product but new to the eMC