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Over the Counter Prescriptions Notice To Patients

Due to Government Health Service cutbacks in our Prescribing Budgets we will no longer be able to provide prescriptions for over the counter drugs unless there is a clear clinical diagnosis.

This will affect:

Moisturising creams, gels, ointments and balms for dry skin with no diagnosis 

Hay fever remedies eg. antihistamines, nasal sprays (patients over 18yrs) 

Bath oils and shower gel (unless recommended by a specialist for infected atopic eczema) 

Vitamins and supplements eg. low dose vitamin D (less than 2,000units), I-Caps, multivitamins 

Anti-inflammatory gels eg ibuprofen gel 

Rehydration sachets 

Anti-diarrhoeal medication for short term diarrhoea (less than 72hrs) 

Lubricating eye drops and chloramphenicol eye drops and eye ointment (patients over 2yrs) 

Paracetamol and ibuprofen for short term use 

Laxatives for short term use (less than 72 hours) 

Nasal douches eg Sterimar 

Antifungal preparations eg Canesten 

Head lice treatments 

Threadworm tablets 

Haemorrhoidal preparations eg Anusol 

Antiperspirants 

Cough and cold remedies 

Medicated shampoos eg Alphosyl, Capasal 

Mouthwash eg Corsodyl 

Indigestion remedies eg Gaviscon, Peptac 

Further items may appear as identified

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