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CPS Full Access (Database Instruction)

RRC Polytech students and faculty access only. CPS Full Access (formerly RxTx) is Canada's authoritative source for prescribing and managing drug therapy, providing online access to evidence-based, reliable Canadian drug, and therapeutic information

Compendium of Products for Minor Ailments (CPMA)

undefinedThe Compendium of Products for Minor Ailments is a compilation of Nonprescription drugs and devices marketed in Canada for the treatment or management of minor ailments. Product categories include Baby Care to Vitamins. 

Products are conveniently organized into tables to highlight comparative ingredients and features.


This database is only accessible to current RRC Polytech Students and Faculty. 

Library staff cannot look up information on this database for non-college users.

Winnipeg residents can also access the RxTx Database at Winnipeg Public Library. RxTx has similar features, such as monographs and pill finders. More information can be found here

CPS Full Access is a subscription database published by the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association. If you are interested in a personal subscription, please contact the CPhA for more information. 

Products for Minor Ailments (CPMA)

There are two ways you can access the Products for Minor Ailments documents:


  1. Browse the list of Products for Minor Ailments documents by clicking Drugs/Conditions > Products for Minor Ailments from the tabs at the top of the page
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  1. Search for a topic on the homepage and filter your search results to look for just ‘Products for Minor Ailments’ document types.
    These document types are indicated by the Conditions logo as shown 












Example of CPMA document.