Trusted sources of information on medicines
This resource page is to help you to find helpful information on diagnosis, treatments and the medicines that you are prescribed, from trusted sources. (Don’t forget your health practitioner and Pharmacist will be able to recommend information, particularly for specific conditions such as diabetes or asthma). This is a guide only, not a definitive list.
|Patient.co.uk||Choice and Medication|
|Medicines for Children||Head Meds|
Some notes on these links:
- *Choice and medication (mental health medicines) Really helpful information on mental health medicines. Used by doctors and patients. Trusts who have signed up to this are listed on the right hand side. Usually their web site will give you the link, Click here for the Cornwall Link. Click here for the Lanarkshire Link (Scotland)
- Electronic medicines compendium Look for the Patient information leaflets [PILs], they give you an idea how common the side effects are.
- NHS choices Author’s’ opinion – most useful for the ‘behind the headlines’ section, especially if there is a new drug related health ‘scare’ or ‘innovation’ in the media. For specific drug information see the other tabs.
Other useful sites:
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Author: Steve Turner
Last updated: 12/10/2017
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