Pharmacist Only medicines (S3) guidance documents
These guidance documents provide advice to pharmacists on a range of issues including appropriate and effective processes, desired behaviour of good practice, how professional responsibilities may be best fulfilled, and expected outcomes.
Pharmacists must meet any legislative requirements and are expected to exercise professional judgment in adapting the guidance to presenting circumstances.
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Combination analgesics including codeine
Famciclovir for treatment of herpes labialis (cold sores)
Chloramphenicol for ophthalmic use
Fluconazole for treatment of vaginal candidiasis
Levonorgestrel for emergency contraception
- Guidance for provision of levonorgestrel
- Emergency contraception checklist
- Consumer factsheet – Emergency contraception pill
- Referral letter template
- SH&FPA and sexual assault centres contact details
Orlistat for obesity in adults
Prochlorperazine for nausea associated with migraine
Proton pump inhibitors for the relief of heartburn and other symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Short-acting beta-agonists for broncospasm