Info sources: Excipients

Last updated: February 10, 2020

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EMC – the SmPC for each medicine identifies additives in section 6.1. See our guide for using EMC to find additive-free medicines.
MHRA – find an SmPC for a medicine that's missing from the EMC website.
SPS – information about glutenlactosesoya, and peanut (arachis oil) in medicines, and advice about excipients for vegans.
Excipients in children – the Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists' Group has provided a PDF document describing some of the excipients that may pose particular problems for children and babies.