Pharmacies, drug stores
Many types of medicine are prescribed in Sweden because of their narcotic content. In order to ensure that the medicine, prescribed in ones home country, can be brought for personal medicinal purpose, a doctors prescription, as well as a note from a pharmacy, must be brought.
In cases of antibiotics and other types of medicine, a doctor will provide a prescription. Advice on usage will be provided.
Pharmacies are often in or nearby the hospitals, as well as there are additional stores. In some major cities there are pharmacies which are open 24 hours a day. Look in the local telephone catalogue in the red section and be sure to look for APOTEKSBOLAGET: Apotek, Jourapotek.
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