Changes between Version 24 and Version 25 of Terminology

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  • Terminology

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    1313||PIL||Patient Information Leaflet. A PIL is the leaflet that is included in the pack with a medicine. The PIL is written by the pharmaceutical company and is a patient-friendly version of the Summary of Product Characteristics. All PILs are checked and approved by the UK or European medicines licensing agency. If you are unsure about anything or have any questions about the PIL, always speak to a healthcare professional such as a doctor, pharmacist or nurse.|| 
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    15 ||REC||Informal abbreviation for "recommended drug" used in drugle project. Used for sources like Kloka Listan.|| 
     15||REC||Informal abbreviation  used in drugle project for "recommended drug". Used for sources like Kloka Listan.|| 
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    1717||SPC||Summary of Product Characteristics. The SPC is used by healthcare professionals, such as doctors, nurses and pharmacists, and explains how to use and prescribe a medicine. SPCs are written and updated by pharmaceutical companies and are based on their research and product knowledge. The SPC is then checked and approved by the UK or European medicines licensing agency. SPCs have to contain certain numbered headings and information. We now explain, in simple terms, what the headings mean and what each section contains.||