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where can i buy medicines without prescription???

I really need to buy some medicines but i dont have prescription.
Do u have any idea??
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Old 25.10.2012, 20:47
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

Go see a doctor. They'll give you a prescription.
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

Local parks, street corners, dodgy bars, seedy parts of town, etc.

Good euphemism, btw.
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

Depends on what it is.
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

Possibly related thread of the OP:

mailing drugs policy ( Exporting OTC Medication )
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

I'm not the patient so visiting a doctor deosnt help.
i asked one Apotheke and they told me "only with prescription" they give me that!
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

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I'm not the patient so visiting a doctor deosnt help.
i asked one Apotheke and they told me "only with prescription" they give me that!
Try groaning the pharmacist if they don't tell you what you want. The only legal way to buy prescription drugs here is with a prescription.
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

You can get anything online ..... if you don't feel safe going out after dark to the places I suggested above.
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I'm not the patient so visiting a doctor deosnt help.
i asked one Apotheke and they told me "only with prescription" they give me that!
Well send the patient to the doctor and get a prescription pretty simple but effective method.
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

If they say "only with prescription" then it is only with prescription. CH had one of toughest regulations regarding prescribed drugs, and if they sell you something without prescription, the pharmacist will be in trouble for it.
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

Hi - there is normally a very good reason why a/some drug/s is/are not sold without prescription. Usually because it can be dangerous, can clash with other drugs taken, etc- so if it is prescription only, no pharmacy will sell it to you.

What sort of drugs are you talking about. Usually 'prescription only' will be so all over Europe. No idea about your situation - and realise that you want to help family abroad, but I would really advise caution.
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Hi - there is normally a very good reason why a/some drug/s is/are not sold without prescription. Usually because it can be dangerous, can clash with other drugs taken, etc- so if it is prescription only, no pharmacy will sell it to you.

What sort of drugs are you talking about. Usually 'prescription only' will be so all over Europe. No idea about your situation - and realise that you want to help family abroad, but I would really advise caution.
The thing is that, they have visited a doctor in their hometown but the drug cant be found there. Maybe i have to ask them to email me the prescription written in english and bring it to apoteke here.
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

In France you can get certain things that you cant get here or in the UK, might be worth a try.
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

EK, you also have to check IF the medication will reach there without any issues ( eg Embargo )
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The thing is that, they have visited a doctor in their hometown but the drug cant be found there. Maybe i have to ask them to email me the prescription written in english and bring it to apoteke here.
.... and they will need to see the insurance card in the same name as that on the prescription.

You're in Switzerland, now ..... you can't short-cut the system, by flashing your wad.
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The thing is that, they have visited a doctor in their hometown but the drug cant be found there. Maybe i have to ask them to email me the prescription written in english and bring it to apoteke here.
A doctor prescribed a drug that is not available in his/her own country?!? That's weird! In Switzerland doctors have the Compendium, listing all the available drugs with their usages, side effects, etc.

Normally a pharmacist (ie the university trained pharmacist, not the shop assistant) can prepare most drugs if he knows what the active ingredients are. So if the drug is not readily available in this hometown, perhaps the pharmacist could make it?
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.... and they will need to see the insurance card in the same name as that on the prescription.

You're in Switzerland, now ..... you can't short-cut the system, by flashing your wad.
O MY GOD!!! this is the end of regulation stuff
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A doctor prescribed a drug that is not available in his/her own country?!? That's weird! In Switzerland doctors have the Compendium, listing all the available drugs with their usages, side effects, etc.

Normally a pharmacist (ie the university trained pharmacist, not the shop assistant) can prepare most drugs if he knows what the active ingredients are. So if the drug is not readily available in this hometown, perhaps the pharmacist could make it?
Sorry it is available but only from one company and that didnt affect very much.
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

It really might help if you said what the drug is. Is there a reason why the drug is not available in the home country ? Is it pure cost or some other reason ?
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Re: where can i buy medicines without prescription???

OP...out of curiosity, does your medicine contain amphetamine?

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It really might help if you said what the drug is.
Maybe he can't, for obvious reasons..
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