Most UK pharmacies cannot currently supply this medication.
However, we can!
The great prednisolone suppository shortage
Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Prednisolone 5mg suppositories. They said, "Prednisolone 5mg suppositories are out of stock due to manufacturing issues."
Good News. Hive Pharmacy is supplying Prednisolone suppositories. We can dispense your NHS prescription for prednisolone supps and post it to you for FREE. This is an NHS service only, we cannot dispense from private prescriptions.
How does HIVE manage to supply Prednisolone?
HIVE pharmacy are experts in obtaining import medicines. Prednisolone 5mg suppositories is imported and can be supplied to you so that you don't run out of your medication. NHS Prescriptions for imported medicines must be written differently to normal.
How the service works
Step1. Ask your GP to prescribe on a green paper prescription:
"Prednisolone 5mg suppository (special order)"
If you're unsure whether your prescription is valid, send a photo to our dispensary team using the Whatsapp number: 07828 884035
Step2. Post your prescription to us:
23 Edinburgh Drive
...We will then dispense and post your medication nationwide to you for free.
Please note, our dispensary team are always busy. Please do not ask them to contact your GP to instruct them how to write your prescription. This information article has all the information your GP may need.
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