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Information about Medication

From this page you can find useful information about medicines and how various drugs work including any known possible side effects:

Choice and Medication

Choice and medication is a website offering people information about medications used within mental health settings to help people make informed decisions about medication. It also contains information on medication groups, advice on many mental health conditions, tables comparing the main treatments used, and user-friendly guidance on how the drugs are thought to work and on their common side-effects.

The electronic medicines compendium

Run by the pharmaceutical industry the electronic medicines compendium website contains information leaflets found in medication packs. It summarises the product and its characteristics produced by the pharmaceutical company.

Our pharmacy team, ward and community teams also have a range of printed leaflets about medicines which you can ask for.

*We cannot take responsibility for information on any external website.

Formularies are available within our publication scheme