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European Medicines Agency improves package leaflets

Mon, 25/07/2011 - 12:35pm -- Helena Van Overloop

Readability testing conducted by our team has pointed out on several occasions that the rigid standard statements to be included in package leaflets often adversely affect user friendlieness.

The EU template for package leaflets for human medicines has been updated to make the information easier for patients to understand. Whereas this update can be considered a significant improvement, only readability testing done in various user groups will point out whether the current modifications are sufficient.