Where can I buy painkillers in Spain?

Can I buy co Codamol over the counter in Spain?

Paracetamol and Ibuprofen In Spain

Unlike in some other countries, you cannot purchase medicines in supermarkets and corner shops. Even everyday medications such as paracetamol, ibuprofen and codeine have to be purchased via a Farmacia.

Do you need a prescription for ibuprofen in Spain?

Ibuprofen 400 mg and Paracetamol 500/650mg are exempt of the obligation to provide a prescription.

Can you buy medicine online in Spain?

In July 2015 Farmacia Campoamor achieves to be the first Spanish pharmacy approved to sell medicines online and fulfilling all legal and professional requirements.

What is paracetamol called in Spain?

Other brand names

Brand name Countries
Apiretal Apiretal Flas Spain, Portugal
Atamel Venezuela, Haiti
Atasol Canada, Mexico
Benuron Austria, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland

What is co-Codamol called in Spain?

The best equivalent of Co-codamol (Acetaminophen,Codeine) in Spain called Dolocatil Codeina. … You can buy Dolocatil Codeina (alternative to Co-codamol (Acetaminophen,Codeine)) in pharmacies of Spain.

Is paracetamol a pain killer?

About paracetamol for adults

Paracetamol is a common painkiller used to treat aches and pain. It can also be used to reduce a high temperature. It’s available combined with other painkillers and anti-sickness medicines. It’s also an ingredient in a wide range of cold and flu remedies.

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Can I buy diclofenac over the counter in Spain?

Diclofenac, Voltarol, is available OTC in Spain. It does not have risks as such for heart problems, but it can interfere with drugs used for heart problems. As already suggested, a combination of NSAID drugs such as Ibuprofen and Diclofenac and Paracetamol is your best bet for OTC pain relief.

Can I get my medication in Spain?

Prescription medicines are not free in Spain. With an EHIC or GHIC you get a reduced rate, but you’ll still pay: 50% of the prescription price.

Can you send medication from UK to Spain?

The Royal Mail recommends that you send medicines in special tamper proof packaging. You also have to send it by Special Delivery or Recorded Delivery. Find more information about posting restrictions on the Royal Mail website. Or call their customer service number on 08457 740 740.

Can pharmacists prescribe in Spain?

Pharmacies in Spain are not like US drugstores where you can pick up prescription medication, food, school supplies, and even alcohol. Spanish pharmacies are strictly for medication and some hygiene, beauty, and baby products.

Are ambulances free in Spain?

For those that are chronically ill or in need of constant transport, ambulances are about €10 a month. Otherwise, emergency transport should be covered by the public system at no extra charge.

Can I buy statins in Spain?

In Spain, most statins are sold in packages of 28 pills, with the exception of some presentations of lovastatin, pravastatin/fenofibrate, and atorvastatin/ezetimibe, which are sold in packages of 30 pills.

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