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You can buy many medicines without needing to
see you doctor. These are often called 'over-the-counter'
medicines. They are safe and effective as long
as you follow the directions that come with them.
Many medicines, that at one time you could only
get with a doctor's prescription, you can now
buy from your pharmacy, where a pharmacist is
always on hand to give advice on how to use medicines
properly. You can also buy some over-the-counter
medicines in supermarkets and local shops.
is an online directory of medicines and food supplements
that are available 'over the counter' (OTC).