Be Self-Care Aware

Over the counter medicines are generally cheaper than
it costs the NHS to supply on prescription. The following
medicines can be bought from local pharmacies. You may
also be able to buy some medicines from local shops but
you will only be able to get professional clinical advice by
a pharmacist from your local pharmacy.
• Pain killers like paracetamol and ibuprofen
• Sore throat, coughs, colds and flu medications
• Heartburn and indigestion remedies
• Anti-diarrhoea and constipation medication
• Rehydration salts
• Allergy medicines
• Pile (haemorrhoid) treatments
• First aid kit including plasters, bandages and antiseptic cream

Over the Counter Non Prescription Medication
Click on the above link to download a pdf leaflet about Over the Counter Medication

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