The possibility of using a Finnish electronic prescription to buy medications in other European countries is being introduced step by step. Estonia is the first country where this was possible.

If you buy a prescription medicine abroad, the medicine you are given may be a different one than the one you get at a pharmacy in Finland. It is therefore important to carefully read the instructions inside the medicine packaging as they provide information on correct dosage, for example.

Buying medications abroadLink to another website. (

Travellers' medicinesLink to another website. (Fimea)