Welcome to X-PIL online
X-PIL ensures that patient information leaflets (PILs) supplied with medicines are accessible to everyone, including those with sight problems.
X-PIL is a leading source of reliable and up-to-date information on UK medicines. The web site is managed by Datapharm Communications Limited. All the PILs on the web site are supplied and updated regularly by UK pharmaceutical companies.
New format leaflets available on X-PIL
All the PILs on the X-PIL web site can be viewed in different sizes and are designed for screen readers.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Medicine Leaflet Line can also provide PILs in a number of physical formats:
- Large / clear print
- Audio CD
You may also be able to listen to a PIL when you call the Medicine Leaflet Line.
The RNIB Medicine Leaflet Line is free to use and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call them on 0800 198 5000.
electronic Medicines Compendium
X-PIL complements the electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC) (new window) web site. The eMC already has patient and prescribing information for thousands of medicines and is used widely by the public, doctors, pharmacists and nurses.