Irish Medicines Formulary (IMF) 24 (Order on the Homepage)

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Originally developed to ensure doctors and pharmacists practicing in Ireland had a fully-independent and comprehensive medicines reference, IMF has become an essential part of the broader Irish healthcare system.

In IMF all medicines, original brands, branded generics and true generics are included to support optimal patient outcomes and efficient use of medicines. The power and depth of IMF is available in a compact A5 book format as well as the IMF-Online digital platform.

Information for Ireland

With increasing content supplied by official regulatory authorities and government health agencies, the central aim of IMF is to support the safer and more effective use of medicines.

Used extensively by GPs, hospitals, pharmacists, dentists, nurse practitioners and care homes it is an essential source of medicines information in Ireland.

IMF provides users with key prescribing information as well as essential practical details including;

Pricing and reference pricing
Reimbursement schemes
HSE Preferred Medicines
Generic substitution
Administration - opening capsules / crushing tablets / food
Storage requirements - refrigeration, temperature, light, moisture effects
Effects of medicines on ability to drive