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  • A consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflet gives you important information about your medication.
  • CMIs are available for any medication prescribed by your doctor or for medication available only at a pharmacy.
  • Read the CMI before you begin taking your medication to learn about how to safely take your medication and about possible side effects and interactions with other substances.
  • The format of a CMI is standard for every medication, so it is easier for you to find and understand any information.
  • Check inside the medication box for a CMI leaflet, download one or ask your pharmacist to print one for you.

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Reviewed on: 29-05-2017