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One Stop For All Your Travel Medication and Emergencies
Free Cape Town CBD delivery, emergency and travel medication from Barr’s Pharmacy
An A-graded pharmacy. Pharmacists with over 18 years in the industry. And free delivery in the CBD. Whether you are a local or just visiting, it's good to know there’s Barr’s Pharmacy for all your travel medication and emergencies.
Always offering a personal service, Barr’s Pharmacy is that friendly local spot where you still speak directly with the pharmacist.
OFFICIAL A-GRADE PHARMACY
Barr’s is no ordinary pharmacy. It offers loads of extra services beyond the basics of medicines, prescriptions and sunscreen. You can do everything from having a blood test done to getting medical advice on travel medication.
What’s more, they offer a full house of generic medicines, because medical care should be affordable. And Barr’s Pharmacy recently received an A Grading from the South African Pharmacy Council, so they’re recommended to dispense medication and give advice. Plus: You can even see some real historical memorabilia on site – they have a collection of pharmaceutical books dating back to the 1800s at the pharmacy.
FIRST CHOICE FOR TRAVEL MEDICATION IN CAPE TOWN
Forgetting or misplacing your medication while travelling can be stressful. So can falling ill while on holiday. Tummy bugs are especially common among tourists in Cape Town, and it can set you back a few days on your holiday. Pharmacist Shafiek Ferguson and the friendly staff at Barr’s Pharmacy can help with everything from medications to vaccinations and even emergency chronic prescriptions.
While you don’t need to take any vaccines to visit Cape Town, you often need some for travelling further into Africa. Especially malaria vaccinations, which are advisable even in certain parts inside South Africa. Speak to the staff at Barr’s, they can often arrange medication without prescriptions.
EMERGENCY TRAVEL MEDICATION PRESCRIPTIONS
Very important: Barr’s Pharmacy offers a vital service for travellers with chronic conditions. Lost, misplaced or run out of your chronic medication? And don’t have your prescription here with you? Barr’s will extend you an emergency supply (usually around 72 hours’ worth) of chronic medication even without a prescription, to allow you the time to arrange your normal medications.
HEALTH SCREENING, TESTS AND SERVICES
Barr’s is also fully equipped to handle most common tests and screening. From blood pressure to diabetes and HIV tests to services such as flu vaccinations. You can book a time slot with the pharmacist and be on your way again in a few minutes.
ORDER VIA WHATSAPP: FREE DELIVERY IN CBD
What’s more, Barr’s will have your meds – from travel medication to prescriptions and basics such as sunscreen – delivered to your door. Free delivery inside the CBD and immediate surrounds. Plus you can order easily via Whatsapp and pay by card – the delivery bike driver has a card machine with him.
HOW TO PLACE YOUR ORDER
- Whatsapp: +27 (0)799653450
- Fax: +27 21 4216757
- Email: email@example.com
SPECIALIST PHARMACY SERVICES
Diarrhoea dilemmas – tummy bugs are common from November to mid-February in Cape Town, both among locals and visiting foreigners. Barr’s will happily advise you on how to keep hydrated, what to eat and help you with the necessary meds to stabilise the stomach.
Prescription meds and emergencies – Apart from stocking all meds, Barr’s will extend emergency prescription (72 hours’ worth) should you misplace or run out of your prescription medications while travelling to Cape Town. This includes chronic medications such as diabetes and blood pressure meds.
Disposal of expired medications – Barr’s Pharmacy will dispose of any expired medication free of charge.
Seasonal ailments – Cape Town has one of the highest numbers of allergy sufferers, and if you’re a victim, be sure to hop over to Barr’s Pharmacy for a solution perfect for you. Also available are all basics such as sunscreen for summer and cold and flu meds for wintertime.
14 Long Street, Cape Town
+27 (0)21 421 6756
Hours: Mon–Fri: 8am–5:30pm, Sat: 8:30am–1 pm
Emergencies: +27 (0)84 699 2113
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