Sabertooth Follow 79 followers 20 badges Send a private message to Sabertooth. Who can prescribe an NHS prescription? The Pharmacist however has the right to sell you two boxes of 32, rationale, they know you, they know your condition, they will have interviewed you.
By the way one of the packs was being purchased for someone else who asked us to get a pack, and there were two of us shopping anyway. This may happen after several years, when it's known that the medicine is safe for most people to use.
Saved pages Keep track of important pages Recently visited pages Easily find again pages you have been reading Pages you might like Have pages recommended to you. You know overuse of painkillers can cause rebound headaches? As I understand, any other restriction is a matter of best practice or of retailer policy, and not the law.
You could have purchased 16 paracetamol each if the pharmacist was on lunch. However, the drug can cause side effects such as nausea or vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea or even indigestion.
This forum is supported by: Further it limits multiple packet sales of either aspirin or paracetamol to tablets per transaction. The law limits the size of packages that can be sold.
In practice this never happens. Do note, while we always aim to give you accurate product info at the point of publication, unfortunately price and terms of products and deals can always be changed by the provider afterwards, so double check first. Under this act, most medicines can only be sold or supplied against a prescription at a pharmacy under the supervision of a pharmacist.
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You can buy up to class P must be sold in a pharmacy when a Pharmacist is present in the building.
For other medicines, the pharmacist may suggest that you see your GP. It doesn't mean that I shouldn't stock up on them! Experts said the instructions on the packaging of your medicines should be read carefully to make sure you don't take too much of either medicine.
In the US, you can buy all the acetaminophen our name for paracetamol and ibuprofen you want, and overdose to your heart's content if you're stupid enough to want to. However Sainsburys refused to sell me the 2of each of the 16 tablet boxes. Original post by Kabloomybuzz Have you considered asking your gp to prescribe it to you as you can get greater quantities on prescription than you can buy OTC. Does anyone know the laws regarding this.