However, Dr James Mair from Island Medical Centre says some have been using them when they do not need to, so he has put out an urgent plea to prevent them from being used incorrectly.
If you have received rescue pack medication of tablets that you do not usually take, these are to be stored and put to one side safely out of reach. They should only be used if you've had a discussion with your doctor.
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Meanwhile, islanders in Guernsey are being reassured that there is no need to stockpile over-the-counter medicines, or ask pharmacies to dispense repeat prescriptions before their valid date.