Private prescriptions

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Marriage, Relationships & Families
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thisbee_81thisbee_81 Forumite
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I am trying to find the cheapest, preferrably UK-based pharmacist to fill my private prescription for Roaccutane.

The best quote to date is from Pharmacy2U, which offers:

5mg x 540 for £206.42
20mg x 270 for £284.47

grand total = £490.89

(my scrip is for 30mg per day for 9 months/270 days)

Any price hunt help would be greatly appreciated.
stay lucky!
Steve.
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  • rushnowtrushnowt Forumite
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    sorry i can't be of any use in cheaper purchase, but just wondered why you can't get it on the NHS ???
    Nobody can make you feel inferior, without your permission ;)

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  • robnyerobnye Forumite
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    i have recently purchased 'smoquit' from the internet for someone who desparetly wanted to quit smoking..... the items arrived 10 days alter..... from vanuatua (somewhere near new zealand), they cost £80 as apposed to £200 (on us sites)


    I have also purchased other medication with no problems at all and mostly cheaper as well
    smile --- it makes people wonder what you are up to.... ;) :cool:
  • 1601199616011996 Forumite
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    can't you get it on the NHS?
  • just to clarify - this is a string about private prescriptions. if one receives a prescription from a doctor who one has seen 'on the NHS', then one will receive the prescribed medicine for a nominal fee. if one receives the prescription from a doctor who one is visiting privately, the prescription one receives will be a private prescription.

    that is how the system works in this country.
    stay lucky!
    Steve.
  • the prescription is a private prescription, obtained at a private consultation. only prescriptions obtained through an NHS consultation can be acquired, for a nominal fee, from the NHS.
    stay lucky!
    Steve.
  • the prescription is private, from a private consultation and as such, the cost will not be met by the NHS.
    stay lucky!
    Steve.
  • rushnowtrushnowt Forumite
    24.7K Posts
    just to clarify - this is a string about private prescriptions. if one receives a prescription from a doctor who one has seen 'on the NHS', then one will receive the prescribed medicine for a nominal fee. if one receives the prescription from a doctor who one is visiting privately, the prescription one receives will be a private prescription.

    that is how the system works in this country.

    one will have to find it for oneself then, wont one 8)
    Nobody can make you feel inferior, without your permission ;)

    Love doesn't make the world go round, it's what makes the ride worthwhile

    ya still freezing :p




  • 1601199616011996 Forumite
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    one apologies for asking, one does m'lud. ::)
  • what is this ridiculous class inferiority hang up everyone has? i've just expressed myself in the most accurate manner english grammar allows and all you people can do is to flaunt your ignorance. could everyone restrict their comments to answering the question at hand, rather than highlighting their feelings of social inadequacy when anyone writes anything in a grammatically correct form.

    the reason i have 3 responses in success further up the string is because each time i posted, i got an error message and as such, didn't think the replies were being registered.
    stay lucky!
    Steve.
  • MATHMATH Forumite
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    LOL @ Rushnowt & 160 ;D Try and be more erudite and educated next time you post like wot I is ;D When you are MORE EXPERIENCED at posting on these boards you will soon get the hang of it ;) ;D

    Back to the thread: When my private specialist writes me a private perscription he gives me the choice of a scrip or letter to my GP requesting he writes an NHS scrip. On occasion I have tried to fill a private scrip to find there are manufacturing probs with the medication and have got my GP to write another scrip for another medication that does the same thing.

    Maybe if you took your private scrip to your GP he/she would do the same for you. :-/
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