You will need this licence if you intend to sell pharmacy medicines for minor or temporary illness. You must be at least 25km from a pharmacy by road. You must also refer customers to health professionals for advice on using the medication safely.
This licence authorises you to sell schedule 2 medicines, including:
- paracetamol liquid for children
- non-drowsy antihistamines
- certain cough and cold remedies.
You should talk to your local health clinic or other prescribers about the range of medicines you will stock. You should refer customers buying medicines to these services for advice. You should be wary of customers making frequent or large purchases.