Terms & Conditions

This website (www.medicines.ie) is made available to you by the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA), 7 Clanwilliam Terrace, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Please read these terms and conditions before using Medicines.ie. By using Medicines.ie, you expressly agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.


The Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPCs) and Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) on this website have been submitted independently by each participating company who approved the text as correct at the time of submission. Participation in www.medicines.ie is open to any Marketing Authorisation Holder that has a medicine licenced in Ireland. Participants are not chosen, they contact IPHA for registration and then place details of their medicines on the website.


Unless otherwise stated, this website is provided for information purposes only. The website does not display advertisements nor host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content. IPHA does not represent or warrant the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or interpretation of any information on this website and cannot accept liability for any errors or omissions whatsoever. In particular, but without limitation, the content of this website is produced for use primarily within Ireland. You must satisfy yourself that the information provided by IPHA is adequate and appropriate for your needs. IPHA is providing this website and its contents on an 'as is' basis and makes no representation, guarantee or warranty of any kind with respect to this website, including without limitation that it will be error-free, or suitable for any particular purpose. IPHA does not warrant that this website is free of viruses or bugs or that the website is compatible with all computer systems and browsers.

Medical diagnosis/treatment

IPHA makes this website available only for the purpose of providing general educational information on medicines available in Ireland. This website is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice or for the care that patients receive from their doctor, pharmacist or any other healthcare professional. Nothing in this website is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment and information contained in this website should not be relied on for that purpose. You should not disregard medical advice, or delay seeking medical advice, or discontinue treatment because of something you read in this website. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any queries about your health or medicines that you are taking.


This website includes links to other Internet websites. IPHA does not control, makes no guarantees, and disclaims any express or implied representations or warranties about the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose, of the information or the resources contained on any linked Internet websites. Furthermore, the inclusion of these links is not intended to reflect the importance of these other websites or endorse any of the views expressed in, or products or services offered by them. You access and use these and any other Internet websites, including the information, services, products, materials, and any other resources contained on them, solely at your own risk and in accordance with any terms and conditions listed therein.

Limitation of liability

Except as specifically stated and to the fullest extent permitted by law, IPHA and its third party suppliers, including the pharmaceutical companies who submitted the information included in this website, shall not be liable for any claims or losses, including but not limited to direct or indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive, consequential loss, damage, loss of profit, loss of business opportunity, loss of business data, loss of income, costs, or expenses and any claims from third parties whether in contract, negligence or other tortuous action arising out of, or in connection with this website, or any copying, display or other use hereof.

Downloading/ using information on this website

The downloading of information from this website is permitted only for temporary storage on your computer system and to enable the printing of such information for personal use by you or persons within your organisation where appropriate. The information may not be used (in whole or in part) for any commercial purpose whatsoever or for the benefit of third parties in any way. This website may be used for lawful purposes only and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use of or enjoyment of the website by, any third party. To maintain the integrity of this website and the information on it, IPHA reserves the right to monitor site access in order to protect against unauthorised access to the website and against malicious actions being taken to disable the website. IPHA reserves the right to make this website unavailable at any time or to restrict access to parts or all of the website without notice.

Automated Scraping of Medicines.ie

The use of automated systems or software to extract or scrape data from this website for commercial use is prohibited unless the third party has directly concluded a written licence agreement with the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association which permits it access to www.medicines.ie for that specific purpose. This does not include search engine bots “crawling” the website for the purpose of indexing the site.


This website is the copyright of IPHA and all rights in the same are reserved. Copyright in individual SPCs, PILs, trademarks and other associated documents belong to relevant Marketing Authorisation Holders.


Any dispute with regard to this website and/or the content thereof shall be subject to the laws of Ireland and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts. If any part of these terms and conditions is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining parts.