Renewal of prescriptions and acting on behalf of someone else

Renewal of prescriptions and acting on behalf of someone else at Nokia's 1st Pharmacy

You can easily act on behalf of another person when visiting us.

Did you know that you can request a prescription renewal at the pharmacy? If you have received an electronic prescription for a medicine that has already expired, our pharmacy staff can make a renewal request on your behalf and forward it to your doctor. You can also make a renewal request by contacting your own health station or electronically via the service

So how does pharmacy errands work on behalf of another person? If you want to buy medicines for your child, spouse or someone else, you must prove your right to handle that person's medication matters.

  1. You can act on behalf of someone else by presenting the person’s Kela card, patient instructions, printed summary OR
  2. by making a Pharmacy Transaction Authorization at service. If you have a pharmacy transaction authorization, it is enough that you prove your own identity with a passport, ID card or driver’s license. The authorization is valid in all pharmacies in Finland and it entitles, for example, to pick up another person’s prescription medicines, renew prescriptions and view Kela and prescription information.

Do you need more information? Contact us or visit Nokia's 1st Pharmacy! We are here to help you.

Check the availability of your medicine from the Medicine Search service

Nokia's 1st Pharmacy is participating in the Medicine Search service, through which you can check the stock status of the medicine you need at your selected pharmacy. The service is user-friendly and, in addition to availability, provides information on the interchangeability of medicines. If you need guidance on how to use the service, we are happy to help!

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