Medical prescription for purchasing medication abroad

Prescriptions issued in other EU countries must be filled at Finnish pharmacies and Finnish prescriptions must be filled in other EU countries. The reciprocal recognition of European prescriptions based on the EU Patient Directive only applies to the EU countries. EEA countries and Switzerland can fill prescriptions issued in EU countries, but are not obliged […]

Finnish prescriptions

Information on your electronic prescription is recorded in a centralised database, Reseptikeskus, which is part of the . The database includes all electronic prescriptions and markings made by pharmacies upon filling your prescriptions. Based on the information in the database, any pharmacy operating in Finland can provide the medication prescribed to you if you present a […]