There can be various ways of communicating the important aspects of medication to the patients, one of which is package insert. Is this transcript really serving the purpose in Indian population. Our survey evaluates patient's knowledge of the prescribed drug regimen and scores for the same and also highlights different issues of Package Inserts (PI) from the patient's perspective. This was a cross sectional, open label, time bound study. Majority (68%) of patients were occasional readers (read it sometimes) of PI with only 12% of total who read the given information completely. Chronic disease sufferers had a greater knowledge (79.8%) as compared to those coming for the treatment of minor ailments ( 44%). It can be a potential source of information provided its amended keeping in point the need of the society\.