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can i get evening primrose oil capsules from my docs ?

(6 Posts)
biglips Thu 20-Feb-14 22:27:21

Using my nhs exemption card or do i need to buy them from a health shop? (I want to try out the evening primrose oil caps for my v sore breasts that is related to the time of the month)

thanks

EmNetta Fri 21-Feb-14 10:46:33

I used to have these on prescription, for same reason, but it was a few years ago. Downside was having to count them (3 month's supply then), as they were short on two occasions. Worth asking at surgery, particularly as you have certificate.

BookWorm37 Fri 21-Feb-14 10:57:38

I used to get them on prescription for eczema, they were called Epogam.

biglips Fri 21-Feb-14 17:50:29

Bump x

hellymelly Fri 21-Feb-14 17:51:30

I had them on prescription for breast tenderness, huge tubs of them at a time.

biglips Fri 21-Feb-14 17:57:16

Ok thanks everyone. As ill ring them up on Monday.........happy weekend xx

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