Most towns have a pharmacy and small clinic. Pharmacists can usually prescribe most medications, with the exception of pain killers and strong antibiotics. Most pharmacies either have a doctor on staff, one close enough to call in, or can instruct you on how to reach a clinic. Many name brand medications found in the United States are not available in Costa Rica, but there is almost always an equivalent generic version.
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