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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).


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