Of course antibiotics are available in Spain - with a doctor's prescription (only, since at least 2006).
Just so, can I get amoxicillin over the counter in Spain?
Antibiotics such as amoxicillin are not available to buy over the counter. You will need to show a prescription if you require these. So if you have a minor ailment, don't worry about making an appointment with your doctor, just pop down to your local farmacia first.
Can you buy over the counter antibiotics?
No, you cannot buy antibiotics over the counter. Your doctor must write you a prescription to get filled at the pharmacy. Be sure you shop around for the price of your antibiotic, before filling and paying for it.
Can a pharmacist prescribe an antibiotic?
Before writing you an antibiotic prescription the doctor will diagnose your bacterial infection and learn your medical history. Can a pharmacist give you antibiotics or do I need a prescription? A pharmacist cannot give you antibiotics without a prescription from a doctor.
Can you buy antibiotics over the counter in Spain 2019?
We hear this question all the time and the answer is NO, you cannot legally buy antibiotics over the counter here in Spain. By law, you can only get antibiotics (antibióticos) from a pharmacist in Spain if you have a prescription (receta) from your doctor or a hospital.