I would discuss with your pharmacy re CDs. There is no good reason from a legal point of view that they cannot deliver controlled drugs and I would argue from an ethical point of view that it is often required. I.e. Patients in chronic, severe pain, terminally ill. I would always prefer to do deliveries to patients who genuinely struggle to get to the pharmacy rather than those who may use it got convenience.
But Bob Hodges, musculoskeletal would be outside the licence as the product is being specifically marketed for primary dysmenorrhea. So you would be happy for a 60 year old male with a hx of gi ulcers to buy it to treat his bad back without any advice?
Also I agree it would be better if more people took responsibility for their own healthcare but I am constantly amazed at the lack of understanding of simple advice and sometimes by the conscious decision to go against that advice. Admittedly keeping at as a P medicine does not solve this but he adds another layer of control and sends the message that it should be taken carefully.
I agree that evidence based medicine should certainly prevail as a general rule. However for very min