Prescription FAQs

Can I purchase a prescription medicine without a prescription?
Quick Answer: A prescription is always required to purchase prescription medication.   By law in Australia, the pharmacist dispensing prescription medicat...
Thu, 3 Feb, 2022 at 3:42 PM
My vet declined to write a prescription. What can I do?
Quick Answer: The vet is within their rights to decline to write a prescription.   Though most Vets will write a prescription on request, in Australia, th...
Thu, 3 Feb, 2022 at 3:43 PM
I’m unable to get to the vet for a script because of distance or scheduling difficulties. What can I do?
Quick Answer: Consider a ‘house call’ or online service.   We recommend PAWSSUM if considering a mobile vet service - they offer excellent in-home veterin...
Thu, 3 Feb, 2022 at 4:07 PM
Can you recommend a vet willing to write a prescription?
Quick Answer: Unfortunately, no.   Though we don't recommend any vets in particular, we can recommend calling ahead – most vets will oblige. If not, c...
Thu, 3 Feb, 2022 at 4:08 PM
How do I place an order with you?
Quick Answer: Other than the need for a vet's prescription, PetScripts is a simple product ordering website.   To ship your medication, PetScripts wil...
Thu, 21 Jul, 2022 at 10:23 AM
Where do I post my original prescription?
Post original prescriptions to: Reply Paid 87918 10 Dallas Parade  KEPERRA QLD 4054   In a hurry? Consider posting your prescript...
Thu, 3 Feb, 2022 at 4:08 PM
Can I fax or email my prescription?
Quick Answer: Unfortunately, no.   By law in Australia, a pharmacist dispensing prescription medication must have the original prescription.   This mean...
Thu, 1 Sep, 2022 at 11:45 AM
Can you keep my prescription repeats on file for my next order?
Quick Answer: Yes - PetScripts can keep and fill repeat prescriptions.   It's easy - when placing your repeat order, choose the ‘repeat prescription o...
Thu, 3 Feb, 2022 at 4:08 PM
How do I know how many repeats I have left?
Quick Answer: The remaining repeats is written on the dispensing label attached to your most recent order packaging.     Alternatively, you can view a ...
Thu, 10 Mar, 2022 at 6:08 PM
Do prescriptions have an expiry date?
Prescriptions are valid for 12 months, so make sure you order the products covered by the prescription (including any repeats) within 12 months.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018 at 3:44 PM