Needle Exchange Program?

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Needle Exchange Program?

Postby Kahuna » Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:47 pm

Hi folks.

I use syringes daily for HRT, I’m running low and typically use the needle exchange program back home to replace them. However I won’t be back to UK until end September so wondered if there is a similar program here in Spain (Cadiz specifically).

If not is it possible to buy them over the counter here?

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Re: Needle Exchange Program?

Postby Gasman » Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:09 pm

Not a subject I know a lot about, but unless someone else has some better idea, I would suggest you find an english speaking Farmacia and ask. You could approach a Centro Salud but that might get a bit more complicated .... Try the Chemists first?

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Re: Needle Exchange Program?

Postby Kahuna » Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:12 pm

Yes that’s the next port of call. Just wondered if anyone had experience with it. I have a load of sharps to dispose of too. Suspect the faemacy will be the only place I can do that too.
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Re: Needle Exchange Program?

Postby El Cid » Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:10 pm

You can buy syringes over the counter. I buy them to inject ant killer into the nests.

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Re: Needle Exchange Program?

Postby Kahuna » Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:31 pm

Is that with needles?
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Re: Needle Exchange Program?

Postby peteroldracer » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:29 pm

I use insulin pens, changing the needle every other day. I get the needles a box at a time from the health centre, and they - not the farmacia - have a sharps disposal container.
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Re: Needle Exchange Program?

Postby Kahuna » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:46 pm

Great, thanks for the feedback.
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Re: Needle Exchange Program?

Postby El Cid » Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:06 pm

Kahuna wrote:
El Cid wrote:You can buy syringes over the counter. I buy them to inject ant killer into the nests.

Sid


Is that with needles?


Yes

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