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how often can i get a repeat prescription

(7 Posts)
mercurymaze Wed 06-Dec-17 18:04:52

is there a limit? I just need the same tablets (for allergies) i've been prescribed for a couple of years but had 6 months where I didn't need them. Now i do need them again sad

I have emailed but would i be expected to go and see a dr again, i really can't miss any work as new job.

Skyllo30 Wed 06-Dec-17 18:06:52

Depends if they’re on your “repeat” list at the surgery. If not you might need an appointment.

poisonedbypen Wed 06-Dec-17 18:07:09

Call the surgery, I'm sure it will be fine.

Skyllo30 Wed 06-Dec-17 18:08:13

Most surgeries offer evening appointments once a week. What’s the mediation? You can get cetirizine and loratadine very cheaply in Poundland etc (don’t buy from
Boots!) that might plug the gap.

JollyGiraffe Wed 06-Dec-17 18:09:08

Are you able to buy them over the counter in the meantime?

mercurymaze Wed 06-Dec-17 18:13:48

fexofenadine don't think i can get them over the counter

JollyGiraffe Wed 06-Dec-17 18:16:30

Ah, no you can't unfortunately.

Give the surgery a call in the morning, and theyll be able to tell you if you can order it smile (from memory I think you need an appointment if ntnordered in a year...but don't quote me on that as different policies for different surgeries!)

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