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RxTx (Database instruction)

RxTx is Canada's authoritative source for prescribing and managing drug therapy, providing online access to evidence-based, reliable Canadian drug, and therapeutic information

Information for Patients (CTMA-i)

Extracted from the larger CTMA document, the printable Information for the Patient handouts are written in plain language to advise patients on "What You Need to Know" about the condition.

The documents can be accessed in a number of ways:



  1. Though the parent CTMA document:
  • Search or Browse for the desired CTMA document
  • Select Information for the Patient from the Table of contents on the left
  • Click the link for the patient information document.




  1. Search for a topic on the homepage and filter your search results to look for just ‘Minor Ailments: Information for Patients’ document types.
    These document types are indicated by the CTMA-i logo as shown 





  1. Browse the list of Information for Patients documents by clicking Drugs/Conditions > Minor Ailments: Information for Patients from the tabs at the top of the page
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Example of Patient medication information document