Your patient information leaflet (PIL) is the leaflet that comes with your medicine.
The leaflet contains information about:
- side effects
- directions for use
The leaflet is often referred to as a:
- patient information leaflet
- package leaflet
- medicine leaflet
You can find the leaflet in 2 different places online:
Non-urgent advice: Find your leaflet on the HPRA
You can find a digital version of the leaflet by searching for your medicine on the HPRA.
Non-urgent advice: Find your leaflet on the EMA
If you can’t find the leaflet on the HPRA, you can find it on the EMA in your medicines European Public Assessment Report (EPAR). This document contains a copy of the leaflet in ‘Annex III’, under ‘package leaflet’.