Purchasing medication abroad

You can buy medicines from other EU or EEA countries either with a separate paper prescription or with an electronic prescription. Paper prescription for purchasing medication abroad You can ask the prescribing professional for a prescription that is valid in EU and EEA countries. The prescription is called a ‘Medical prescription for purchasing medication […]

Medications and prescriptions

Can I buy medicines from a Finnish pharmacy with a prescription issued abroad? You can from a Finnish pharmacy if the medication in question is licensed for sale in Finland. The prescription must include the details of the patient, the prescription’s date of issue, the details and signature of the prescriber and information about […]

Finnish prescriptions

In Finland, medical prescriptions are electronic – doctors do not issue paper prescriptions. It is possible to issue paper and telephone prescriptions during system malfunctions, but the pharmacy converts them to electronic prescriptions. You can purchase medication prescribed to you at any pharmacy by presenting a patient guide provided by your doctor, your Kela […]