general health

General health

Dr Fox provides a convenient, fast and confidential online private prescription service for a range of routine prescription medicine.

Simply complete a short health questionnaire, select treatment required, register order and pay – a doctor will review the order. Medicine is posted from a UK pharmacy.

The service compliments and does not replace NHS services – if you agree, Dr Fox can notify your GP of treatment supplied.

Dr Fox prices are 25%–50% lower cost than other online clinics.

Stop smoking

quit smoking

For most people, stopping smoking is the single biggest thing they can do to improve their health, and may mean a healthier active old age.

Champix tablets can double the rate of success in quitting smoking for good.

Hay fever

hay fever remedies

Hay fever symptoms arise due to sensitivity to pollen or dust, resulting in the release of histamine which causes inflammation.

Hay fever can be remedied with anti-histamine, steroid and anti-inflammatory in tablets, nasal sprays and eye drops.

Migraines

migraine relief

Migraine headaches are severe, affecting 1 in 4 women and 1 in 12 men.

Get relief of migraine headaches with prescription treatments:

  • Sumatriptan tablets
  • Imigran nasal spray

Omega-3

omega 3 supplements

It is recommended people eat at least 3 grams of omega-3 per week, and 7 grams if you have had a heart attack, in the form of oily fish.

It is reasonable to take omega 3 supplements if these dietary recommendations are not being met.

Asthma inhalers

blue inhaler

If you already use a salbutamol inhaler (blue inhaler), you may be eligible for a repeat inhaler online.

Regular asthma clinic check-ups with a doctor or nurse are still required every year, or more frequently.

Acid reflux

acid reflux indigestion

Acid produced in the stomach can travel up to the gullet and the back of the throat, producing a burning sensation in the chest. This can be suppressed with medication.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

irritable bowel

IBS is the most common intestinal upset, affecting 1-2 in every ten people. It can be uncomfortable, unpleasant and distressing.

  • Colofac
  • Colpermin capsules
  • Fybogel Mebeverine

Eczema and dry skin

eczema dry skin

Eczema and dry skin is usually caused by a lack of the protective oils in the skin that repel irritants.

Creams, emollients and emulsifiers are routinely prescribed by NHS skin specialists to keep skin moisturised.