UTS Library

Finding Drug Information: Consumer Information (CMI)

In this guide:

Australian

AusDI

  • Search by drug name, active ingredient, or condition
  • Look for the CMI button - this provides a printable PDF.

MIMS

  • Search by drug name or active ingredient
  • Look for the CMI tab. If a CMI is available, this will be green. If not, it will still appear, but will be greyed out.
  • By default, this will appear as a webpage, but you can also choose to access a large font, or small font PDF for printing.

Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH)

  • Search for drug name
  • Under drug name heading, look for the Counselling link.
  • No PDF download is available, but website is set to a printer-friendly mode.

NPS Medicinewise

  • Search for the drug name or active ingredient
  • At the bottom of the page for each drug, you may see a link for Consumer Medical Information.

International

Micromedex 2.0

  • Search by drug name, active ingredient, or condition
  • After identifying drug, look on left side for Patient Education
  • Next, click Patient Handouts, or medication counselling (full text not available for all drugs)