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Tallinn-a souvenir of your prescription medications – already more than 5 700 Finnish electronic prescription delivered in Estonia in pharmacies

in Finland, the doctor electronic prescription medication prescribed by is able to buy for about ten months in Estonia of pharmacies.

While in Finland, the pharmacies compared to delivery volumes are small, the figures show, however, that the pharmacy a visit to the heard already, many of Tallinn-the visitor's travel program.

in July, the Finnish electronic prescription using the medications was delivered to Estonia in pharmacies around 830 times. In August, the delivery entries accumulated about 700, in September 630 and in October again to 700. A total of more than 5 700 Finnish electronic prescription delivered in Estonia in pharmacies.

Finland pharmacy supply every month around 5-6 million prescription the prescribed medicine.

the system worked in Estonia very

– Biggest reason why delivery abroad is blocked is that the client has forgotten to put my kanta service consent to disclosure for foreign pharmacy. Another reason is that prescription drug the total quantity prescribed in words, for example, a two-year drug in an amount, said account corresponding to the Blue Fire Coil Base services.

estonia in addition to the Finnish electronic prescription prescribed drugs may have at the end of June from until buy also Croatia pharmacies. There delivery volumes, however, have remained limited.

Foreign drugs purchased in customers can surprise the fact that the product name is another than is domestically used.

– your Doctor may prescribe a prescription under the trade name or active substance. Rarely in another country is exactly the same name that medicine, but it is changed to the corresponding Fire report.


overseas electronic prescription use, however, domestic limited. For example, mainly in the central nervous system affecting, i.e. PKV-medicines can not be delivered abroad.

a Number of foreign tourists are recommended to purchase the required amount of medicines according to the relevant Schengen documents in the home country.

on the other Hand, patients can also be given abroad valid paper prescription. The prescription can't buy drugs electronically, although it appears in the my kanta in.

also not possible to Coil-compensation not abroad immediately, but they can apply for vouchers against ex post in Finland.

– Electronic prescriptions for multiple receipt and possibly a pharmacy in connection with the delivery received from the printer are sufficient, notes Fire.

see also:

Finnish electronic prescription use finally Estonia in pharmacies – and also in several other EU countries

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