Patient information

Patient information

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

Patient Information Leaflets (including Welsh translations)


Patient information about antibiotics:

Using solid dosage forms of antibiotics for children when liquids are not readily available (English), also available in Welsh


Patient information leaflet for switching from another DOAC to apixaban (English). Welsh leaflet coming soon.

Biosimilars and Generic Equivalents

Patient information leaflets for biosimilars and generic equivalents:

Abiraterone (English) also available in Welsh

Lenalidomide (English) also available in Welsh

Ranibizumab (English) also available in Welsh


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 (English) also available in Welsh

Mpox (monkeypox )

Patient information leaflet about treatment for Monkeypox (Mpox):

Teocovirimat (English) also available in Welsh

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

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Reformat and removal of out of date information.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.