Purchasing medication abroad

A medical prescription for purchasing medication abroad is issued using the name of the active substance in the medicine. The prescription can be issued using the trade name if the product in question is a biological medicine or if the use of the trade name is medically justified. The doctor in question must justify the […]

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 card […]