Patient information

Patient information

The Welsh Medicines Advice Service produces information on different medicines for patients.


Patient Information Leaflets (including Welsh translations)

Antibiotics

Patient information about antibiotics:

Giving children antibiotics when liquid preparations are not available (English), also available in Welsh

Apixaban

Patient information leaflet for switching from another DOAC to apixaban (English) also available in Welsh.

Bath and Shower Emollients

About Emollients – in Welsh and English
Produced by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board without input from WMAS

Changes to the Prescribing of Bath and Shower Emollient Products – in Welsh or English
Produced by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board without input from WMAS

COVID-19

Patient information about COVID-19 treatments:

COVID-19 treatments videos, produced by Swansea Bay University Health Board – in Welsh or English

GLP-1 Stock Shortages

Patient information about stock shortages of GLP-1 analogues

Metolazone

Metolazone (English) also available in Welsh

Mpox (monkeypox )

Patient information leaflet about treatment for Monkeypox (Mpox):

Teocovirimat (English) also available in Welsh


Patient Information Videos

Inhalers – prescribing, use, disposal

AWTTC in collaboration with the Welsh Government, Public Health Wales, Asthma and Lung UK, and Cardiff Metropolitan University have developed these videos to improve the prescribing, use and disposal of inhalers in Wales.

The video is available in Welsh and in English.


Welsh Translations of National Patient Information

The resources below are Welsh translations of nationally used patient information.

Yellow Card Scheme – information in Welsh

Adult and paediatric steroid cards and leaflets in Welsh


Local Health Board Patient Information

Preview a list of the available leaflets before contacting the Welsh Medicines Information Centre to obtain a password

 Patient information leaflets produced by Local Health Boards(password access required)


Change history

25 Jun 24

Patient videos links on inhaler prescribing, use and disposal added.

10 Jun 24

Updated metolazone PILs added (English and Welsh).

23 Apr 24

Updated solid dosage forms of antibiotics for children when liquids are unavailable PIL added.

19 Mar 24

Added ABUHB Emollient PILs

28 Jan 24

Removed biosimilar and generic equivalent information as no longer relevant

18 Jan 24

Link to new Cerdyn Melyn leaflet updated

15 Nov 23

Apixaban PIL added.

31 Jul 23

GLP-1 stock shortages leaflet added.

07 Jan 23

Reformat and removal of out of date information. Addition of Metalozone PIL.

09 Dec 22

Solid dosage forms of antibiotics for children when liquids are unavailable PIL added.

15 Sep 22

Link to YCS leaflet updated.

08 Aug 22

Link to Tramadol AWMSG leaflets added.

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