At the Chemist – Filling a Prescription

A chemist may not always have the medicine you need. Here are some phrases you might hear, as well as phrases that you can use. A “prescription” is the piece of paper a doctor gives you with the name of the medicine that you need.

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Example 2

The question “How long will it take?” is useful when you need to know how long you should wait.

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Example 3

Here’s something you can say if the chemist doesn’t have your medicine.

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