Do you need new medication?

We can handle most prescription requests within 6 hours.

In need of a Prescription Renewal or New Medication?

Forgot an important medication at home?  Running out of essential medication during your stay? We can prescribe medication and send the request to one of the duty pharmacies for you to pick up – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You can initiate this process by completing the form below.

No new medications can be prescribed without an in-person consultation. No controlled drugs will be prescribed without a consultation and written proof from prescribing physician. For pick up, bring valid ID and a € 25 in cash for the cost of medication.

We can also email your prescription renewal to a pharmacy of your choice. If it is a new script or a controlled drug, these prescriptions can only be collected after a consultation. Please be aware that in some circumstances, the doctor may need to telephone or see you regarding your prescription request. However, we can handle most regular medication requests or renewals within 6 hours.

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Pharmacies in Amsterdam and Utrecht

Prescription medicines are only available from an apotheek or pharmacy. You will need a prescription for most medicines.  We have good connections with pharmacies in Amsterdam and Utrecht.

Opening hours for pharmacies vary, but the address of the nearest out-of-hours pharmacy will be indicated on the door. Pharmacists are able to give advice for minor complaints. Chemists and some supermarkets sell over-the-counter medicine without a script.

Delivery of medications

In Amsterdam we can arrange medication delivery from 8.00 am until 9.00 pm (and 10pm on Friday and Saturday) in the city centre for an extra €15, added to the costs of your medication. If you stay outside the city centre, but still would like to have a delivery, please ask the doctor for options in your area.

The following pharmacies in Amsterdam have extended opening hours:

  • DA Pharmacy Leidsestraat
  • Pharmacy OLVG – West
  • Pharmacy OLVG – East
  • Pharmacy AMC
  • Pharmacy VU Medical Center
  • Pharmacy BovenIJ Hospital

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