Reclassification guidance

Increasingly more products are being reclassified or switched from POM to P, providing a larger repertoire of medicines which pharmacists can select from to treat their patients. We have produced guidance to help you when selling or supplying P medicines over-the-counter.

Our resources

Amorolfine nail lacquer

Amorolfine nail lacquer

This guidance outlines the OTC indications for amorolfine, as well as important points to consider when counter prescribing.

View our quick reference guide on amorolfine nail laquer »

Azithromycin

Azithromycin

This guidance covers different routes of azithromycin supply through pharmacy.


View our quick reference guide on azithromycin »

Chloramphenicol eye drops

Chloramphenicol eye drops and eye ointment

Guidance on chloramphenicol P medicine, covering product information, advice on managing patients with the condition and providing a checklist for pharmacists to consider before making a supply.

View our quick reference guide on chloramphenicol eye drops and eye ointment »

Omeprazole

Omeprazole

This quick reference guide provides comprehensive information about over-the-counter (OTC) omeprazole, enabling pharmacists to make its supply safely, appropriately and with confidence.

View our quick reference guide on omeprazole »

Orlistat

Orlistat

This guide will help pharmacists identify the information they need to consider when supplying orlistat 60mg P medicine.

View our quick reference guide on orlistat »

Sumatriptan

Sumatriptan

This guidance outlines important points to consider when counter prescribing sumatriptan.

View our quick reference guide on sumatriptan »

Tamsulosin

Tamsulosin

Guidance that provides information about over-the-counter (OTC) tamsulosin, enabling pharmacists to make its supply safely and appropriately.

View our quick reference guide on tamsulosin »

Tranexamic acid

Tranexamic acid P medicine

Guidance about over-the-counter tranexamic acid, enabling pharmacists to sell and supply tranexamic acid over the counter safely, appropriately and with confidence.

View our quick reference guide on tranexamic acid »