Treatment and Medication

Explore the treatments and services we offer.


Heartburn and acid reflux are common problems for many adults. Often GSL and P medicines are not adequate in treating the symptoms, Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) can be more effective treatments. Our service will save you a trip to the GP and can also be a cheaper alternative to certain medication available over the counter.


Altitude sickness in common in people that ascend to 2,500m above sea level.
It can put a damper on your travels with symptoms of headache, feeling/being sick, dizziness, tiredness, loss of appetite, shortness of breath.As part of our specialised travel clinic we are able to offer acetazolamide, a medication that can prevent, as well as treat altitude sickness.


If you suffer from asthma, not having your inhaler during an attack can be quite scary. We offer a respiratory service for those suffering from asthma. Our service will save you from having to go to the GP every time to request a repeat for your Salbutamol/Ventolin inhaler. Say goodbye to unnecessary delays and let us take care of your respiratory needs.


A cold sore usually starts with a tingling, itching or burning feeling, and blisters form after 48 hours. Cold sores should start to heal within 7 to 10 days, but are contagious and may be irritating or painful during the healing process. We can offer different types of antiviral creams to speed up healing time, and ease the pain and irritation.


Emergency contraception can prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or if the contraception you have used has failed. We offer two types of oral emergency contraception/the “morning after” pill:– Levonelle– ellaOne. You need to take the emergency contraceptive pill within 3 days (Levonelle) or 5 days (ellaOne) of unprotected sex for it to be effective.


We offer two types of regular contraception: Progesterone-only pill (“mini pill”) and Combined pill (“the pill”). Progesterone is more than 99% effective if taken correctly. With “typical use,” it’s about 91% effective. Combined pill contains artificial versions of oestrogen and progesterone. When taken correctly, the pill is over 99% effective.


Erection problems (impotence) are very common, particularly in men over 40. Most men occasionally fail to get or keep an erection. Causes of erection problems can be stress, tiredness, anxiety or drinking too much alcohol. If it happens more often, it may be caused by physical or emotional problems. Medicines such as sildenafil and tadalafil are often used to treat erectile dysfunction.


Are you distressed by hair loss? Losing your hair can affect your confidence. Male pattern baldness is common among men as they age, but it can also happen earlier. Even slight thinning can be concerning. We offer Finasteride (Propecia) as a treatment to reduce the hormone causing hair follicle damage. Visit us today for a consultation to see if it’s suitable for you. Medication is for men only.


Haemorrhoids, commonly known as piles, are swollen blood vessels in the rectum or anus that can cause discomfort and pain. They are a common condition that can be treated with various medicines, remedies and lifestyle changes. We offer a number of treatments including Proctosedyl Suppositories and Ointment prescription strength treatment without the need to see your GP.


Facial hair, also known as hirsutism, refers to the excessive growth of hair on the face, particularly in areas where men typically grow hair, such as the upper lip, chin, and cheeks. It can be caused by various factors, including hormonal imbalances, genetics, certain medical conditions, and medications. It can be a source of distress for some individuals, but there are effective treatments available to address this condition including Vaniqa Prescription Treatment without having to see your GP.


Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, and changes in bowel habits. Its exact cause is not fully understood, but factors like muscle contractions, pain sensitivity, and gut-brain interactions play a role. Treatment involves dietary changes, stress reduction, medications, and lifestyle adjustments. We offer medication tailored to alleviate and manage the symptoms associated with IBS. Contact us now.


Get UTI treatment without a GP visit at our registered pharmacy, prioritizing women at high risk. Symptoms include a burning sensation, frequent urge with little output, and abdominal/back pain. Antibiotic tonsillitis treatment is available without a prescription. We offer rapid Chlamydia testing and necessary treatment. Access prescription strength Otomize Ear Spray for ear infections and effective anti-fungal treatment for vaginal thrush and skin yeast infections at our pharmacy.


Jet lag is a common condition that disrupts sleep patterns and causes fatigue after long-distance travel across different time zones. Symptoms may include difficulty sleeping, daytime sleepiness, and reduced concentration. Adapting gradually to the new time zone and implementing good sleep habits can help. We offer prescription-strength melatonin (Circadin) to treat jet lag without a prescription.


Every year many hundreds of travelers from the UK catch malaria and in tens of cases it is fatal. Its symptoms can start very rapidly. The correct anti-malarial medication is essential. We offer a Private Malaria Prevention Service at My Private Chemist. After a confidential assessment by a trained Pharmacist, the correct anti-malarial medication is supplied and appropriate advice is given to the patient.


Nausea is a sensation of discomfort or unease in the stomach, often accompanied by an urge to vomit. It can be caused by various factors such as motion sickness, morning sickness during pregnancy, food poisoning etc. Managing nausea typically involves rest, hydration, and consuming light, easily digestible foods. Anti-sickness medication available to treat nausea, including sickness relating to migraines.


Back pain is a common ailment that affects people of all ages and can be caused by various factors such as poor posture, muscle strain, or underlying medical conditions. Lower back pain is very common and can affect the ability to undertake tasks in daily life. We offer non-steroidal anti-inflammatories to target the pain which are stronger than over the counter painkillers.


After consultation our pharmacists are able to prescribe a medication called norethisterone to delay your period, you will be advised when to take norethisterone and for how long. You’ll usually be prescribed 3 norethisterone tablets a day, starting 3 days before you expect your period to begin. Your period should arrive 3 days after you stop taking the medication.


Period pains, also known as menstrual cramps are a common occurrence experienced by many menstruating individuals during their monthly menstrual cycle. Following a consultation to assess suitability, we can provide strong painkillers called Naproxen. These are non-steroid anti-inflammatory tablets that can help with severe pain that also spreads to your back and legs.


Premature ejaculation is a common sexual dysfunction in which a person ejaculates sooner than desired during sexual activity, leading to distress and dissatisfaction. It can occur due to various factors, including psychological issues, relationship problems, or underlying medical conditions, and can affect individuals of all ages. We at My Private Chemist offer a number of solutions and treatments.


Acne can have a huge negative impact on self-confidence. If you are suffering from acne you may have tried products from the supermarket or from your local pharmacy which have not cleared your acne or in some cases, made it worse. We can provide clinically proven treatments for mild, moderate or severe acne. Betamethasone treatment for your scalp for severe dermatitis, eczema or psoriasis


Going abroad and need to know which vaccinations you require or need advice on precautions? We at My Private Chemist provide travel consultations with experienced staff who will assess the impact of any pre-existing medical conditions on your vaccine requirements. Our competitive pricing and easily accessible location make us your first choice for all your travel needs.


Travellers’ diarrhoea is spread mainly through food and water but it can also spread from person to person.  It is one of the most common health problems experienced during travel. Following a consultation to assess suitability, we can provide antibiotic treatment to treat and reduce the symptoms.


Obesity is a complex health condition characterized by excessive accumulation of body fat, often resulting from a combination of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. We can offer weight management help. Pharmacists are ideally placed to help you manage your weight, including providing medication.

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