The Russian government approved the rules for issuing permits to pharmacies for the remote trade in drugs. This was stated by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin at the meeting of the Presidium of the coordination Council on combating the spread of coronavirus infection. Mishustin said that now it will be possible online and by phone to buy prescription drugs.
“Another important issue is the provision of medicines. We adopted the rules of issuance of permissions for their remote sales. Online or by phone can now be bought over-the-counter drugs,” – said the Prime Minister.
To be eligible for distance sales and delivery of drugs pharmacy organization have over the Internet submit an application to the Federal service for supervision in the sphere of health. The decision to grant permission will be made within five days.
“Now, when people comply with isolation or are treated at home, this method of buying medications is especially in demand. I’m sure many will take advantage of this opportunity. In this case you need to monitor carefully, not to violate the conditions of storage and transportation of medicines, adhered to health standards when they transfer to the buyers,” – said the Prime Minister.