Guidance

The medicines borderline and the internet

Guidance on marketing products online without making medicinal claims.

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Borderline medicines and the internet

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If your online product information makes direct or implied medicinal claims, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency may well consider it to be a medicine.

This guidance sets out how information on medicines on the internet can lead to products being classed as medicines, which means that they have to have a marketing authorisation to be sold in the UK.

It also explain how products can be marketed without making medicinal claims.

Published 6 March 2006