Prescriptions unavailable

Why can’t I get a prescription for an over-the-counter medicine?
Bottle of prescription medications

Instead, OTC medicines are available to buy in a pharmacy or supermarket. 

The team of health professionals at your local pharmacy can offer help and clinical advice to manage minor health concerns. If your symptoms suggest it’s more serious, they’ll ensure you get the care you need.

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