Of the various sources of information about medicines used by healthcare professionals, the summary of product characteristics (SPC; sometimes abbreviated as SmPC) has a low profile, despite being a definitive document. This may be because many professionals do not know what an SPC is or what it contains. Here, we describe how SPCs are compiled, their significance in clinical practice, and where to find them.
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
↵* * A copy of the Medicines Compendium can be obtained by completing a complimentary copy request form at http://www.medicines.org.uk/mcform/emc/