Up-to-date product information for medicines licensed in the UK, directly from manufacturers.

Supporting health professionals prescribe and administer drugs correctly according to their licensed use, emc provides accessible and up-to-date regulated medicines information, including manufacturer drug information (SPC) and patient information leaflets (PIL).

emc through MedicinesComplete features direct links to the evidence-based and practical guidance of British National Formulary (BNF) and BNF for Children. For the first time, professionals can quickly access these two essential drug information products in one place, enabling informed decision-making on the licensed and unlicensed use of medicines.

emc is available on subscription to MedicinesComplete customers outside of the UK*

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*Datapharm have granted us a licence to sell emc through MedicinesComplete to customers outside of the UK. If you are from the UK and wish to benefit from an enhanced user experience, with links from emc to BNF content through MedicinesComplete we encourage you to contact Datapharm to request permission.

Eligible MedicinesComplete customers can enjoy complimentary access to emc through MedicinesComplete until the end of the year. 



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  • Prepare students for  professional practice


  • Provides detailed information on medicinal products  
  • Access ready-to-use patient information leaflets

  • Efficiently and effectively answer medical
    information enquiries from professionals and patients
  • Qualify and prepare manufacturer drug information


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With an unlimited number of searches through MedicinesComplete health professionals and pharmaceutical industry professionals benefit from:

  • Access to information on over 10,000 licensed medicinal products detailing how to prescribe and use a medicine correctly
  • Over 9,000 patient Information Leaflets (PILs) ready to print or email to patients
  • Links to BNF and BNF for Children for practical and independent treatment summaries and drug information
  • Medicines under additional monitoring by European regulatory agencies are flagged with a black triangle, for quick identification
  • Option to sort or filter medicinal products by active ingredient, legal status, manufacturer and form

Licensed medicinal products


Pharmaceutical companies contributing product information


Patient information leaflets



Publication Updates

10 Jan
Electronic Medicines Compendium (emc) January 2023 Update

For January 2023, 132 new medicines have been added, and numerous medicines have been amended.

The full list of new and amended medicines can be viewed from: https://www.medicinescomplete.com/#/browse/emc/recent-revised-emc-resources

06 Dec
Electronic Medicines Compendium (emc) December 2022 Update

For December, 113 new medicines have been added to emc and numerous medicines have been amended.

The full list of new and amended medicines can be viewed from https://www.medicinescomplete.com/#/browse/emc/recent-revised-emc-resources