The State Agency of Medicines (hereinafter – SAM) has prepared electronic and printed versions of the Drug Register of the Republic of Latvia that will be useful for physicians and pharmacists, as it contains thorough and objective information regarding medicines registered in the Republic of Latvia.
The SAM specialists have prepared a printed version of the Drug Register of the Republic of Latvia containing information regarding 7435 medicines authorised in the national, mutual recognition, decentralised, centralised procedures, as well as parallel imported and parallel distributed medicines. This issue contains trade names of medicines, pharmaceutical forms, international nonproprietary names (INN) of actives substances, strength/concentration, pharmacotherapeutic group, Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) classification code, authorisation number, information on medicines price, reimbursed medicines, marketing authorisation holders and parallel distributers.
The Drug Register of the Republic of Latvia electronic version with summaries of product characteristics and package leaflets contains a convenient information search form. It has been developed for the USB flash drive and no internet connection is necessary to use it in everyday work. The summaries of product characteristics included in the electronic version will help physicians and pharmacists to choose the most suitable medicines for the patient, as well as find or clarify relevant information regarding appropriate use of medicines, possible adverse reactions and other aspects, thus, promoting safe use of medicines.
The updated version of the Drug Register is available on the website of the State Agency of Medicines: