Coding and drug information

As a comprehensive knowledge base, the EMIS drug database features a vast range of information on pharmaceutical products and appliances - currently more than 70,000 products and packs.

EMIS drug database includes:

  • Generic medicinal products
  • Proprietary (branded) medicinal products
  • Over 3,000 homeopathic remedies
  • Products subject to reimbursement by the NHS BSA (Prescription Pricing Division)
  • Specialist foods and supplements listed by the Advisory Committee on Borderline Substances (ACBS)
  • Drug tariff appliances and dressings
  • Diagnostic and monitoring agents.

EMIS drug database includes prescribing information and product availability within areas such as:

  • Nurse prescribing
  • Equivalent products
  • Pack sizes
  • Manufacturers trade prices
  • Flavours (where appropriate)
  • Drug tariff.

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