Pharmaceutical Industry

The global standard for independent evidence-based knowledge

Working in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding industry, it is important to be innovative whilst promoting scientific excellence in research and development. To achieve this, teams need quick and easy access to the most up-to-date trusted information. 

As the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s knowledge business, essential medicines information from Pharmaceutical Press is the global standard in independent, evidence-based drug knowledge. Our expert resources are trusted worldwide for providing accessible clinical advice, supporting you to help improve patient safety at every stage of product development.

Recognising the vital role pharmaceutical companies fulfil in advancing public health and drug development, we are pleased to support you with a special rate subscription to essential resources through MedicinesComplete. 


Easy to access, reputable pharmaceutical information, regularly reviewed and updated

MedicinesComplete makes it easy to access essential pharmaceutical information to inform each 

stage of the development process, from compound analysis through formulation development, 

regulatory compliance and quality assurance.

Essential resources include:

Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference

The world’s most comprehensive reference source about drugs and medicines. The expertly curated information includes over 7,600 drug monographs, over 200,000 preparations from 43 countries and regions and over 25,000 international manufacturers and distributors.

Pharmaceutical Excipients

The one stop resource for extensive information on the uses and properties of excipients, including pharmacopoeia specifications, spectra and manufacturer’s data. An essential reference for those involved in the development, production, control and regulation of pharmaceutical preparations.

The Orange Guide

Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Distributors brings together all the main European and UK directives, regulations and legislation relating to the manufacture and distribution of medicines.

The Green Guide

Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Distributors provides you with a useful, single source of guidance and legislation on the distribution of medicines. Compiled by the Inspection, Enforcement and Standards Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), London, UK.

British National Formulary

The first choice for concise medicines information. The content is revalidated, revised, and updated on a monthly basis, making sure teams have access to the very latest knowledge on all licensed indications and preparations from the UK.

Trusted information from our expert editorial team

Our skilled editorial team of clinical and scientific writers triage new information, assess evidence and review changes made by other clinical writers before publication. Certain content is further assessed by external experts, committee and peer review. Ensuring clear, concise and actionable guidance to support confident decision-making on the use and administration of drugs and medicines, and effective patient care.

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