The OTC Directory online

Dispensing Pharmacy
OTC Directory Online provides healthcare professionals, including GPs, practice nurses and pharmacists, with a detailed guide to the consumer healthcare products that are available in the UK without a prescription.

It is intended to help with recommending suitable products to patients, encouraging self care for self-treatable conditions and providing information on how to use OTC products safely.

Product listings are accompanied by pictures of packs to help with identification. They also include:
Active ingredientsActive ingredients
Dosage instructionsDosage instructions
Pack sizesPack sizes
Recommended retail prices
Legal status.

The OTC Directory Online website is in development. We would welcome your feedback to help us improve the site or your experience of using it. If you have any suggestions, please email

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