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Can you buy inhalers over the counter in Boots in UK?
I am visiting my parents tomorrow and my asthma has been really bad lately - my inhaler is pretty low and I don't have time to order a new one here. I heard that some inhalers eg Ventolin, are available over the counter. Is this true?
Oh this happened to me when I was visiting my parents and didn't have one and had a really bad attack. I went to the chemist and they prescribed me an emergency one and just faxed my Doctors for the prescription.
If you have proof it is prescribed then you can get an emergency prescription from a pharmacy. Most supermarket ones are open at weekends. A repeat slip, pharmacy label on box or sometimes just the inhaler, worth a try.
i've bought ventolin under the emergency supply system - the pharmacist had to fax my go I think. I was very wheezy at the time. I don't know how that would work at a weekend perhaps sort out a new one tomorrow .