There are quite a few retail drug stores all over Singapore and finding one isn’t as hard in a country as small and as connected as this. General practitioners who are allowed to prescribe general medication or above the counter prescriptions come in many shapes and forms. From local retail drug stores to pharmacists who operate in multi national chains, there is no difficulty in finding the drug that you need to help you deal with that niggling cold or that sore ankle.
Whether in the suburbs or in the heart of the city, local retail drug stores are a plenty and they come in many shapes and forms. Just look at a local street directory and you will be sure to find one in a locale near you. The yellow pages is a premier place locate these pharmacists as most of them will be registered with a governing body. A quick check online reveal s more than 70 local drug stores and pharmacies in more than 11 locations and more than 23 buildings all over Singapore.
Products and services in these pharmaceutical chains are almost a carbon copy of each other, although you may be able to get a little more variety in the larger chains like Guardian Singapore or even Watsons. They have an internal pharmaceutical department, manned by a qualified and certified pharmaceutical specialist. They will be able to give you the right advice and give you the right sort of medication that you need to heal a wound or even get that stubborn cold and yank it out of your head.
For those who know exactly what they want and need and require general medicines that do not need a doctor’s note (or if you have a doc’s note already), you might want to consider the online pharmacy – a phenomena that has been cropping up on the local dot.coms for sometime now. A lot of companies both local and international has been diversifying their operations for a greater reach into cyberspace. You should not be worried about legitimacy or even product integrity, these pharmacies are governed by the same code of ethic, regulations and quality control checks that abound for their offline counterparts. The range that you can get on online pharmacies are more than likely going to be more extensive as they are able to represent a lot of foreign medication (just as effective) as the ones already found on our shores. They might take a little longer to come to you than offline stores, but it is convenient and accessible 24 hours a day. Local deliveries might take up to a day or less.
Singapore is the medical hub of Asia, high levels of medical standards and assessments ensure that this title remains for a very long time. Connectivity and availability are by-words for this country and locating a retail drug store in Singapore is extremely easy for anyone. If you ever wake up with a bad cold or need a repeat prescription for that niggling rash, a retail drug store is never too far away.