Supermarkets and grocery stores are not allowed to sell any kind of medicine in Finland. Medicines are sold only at pharmacies/chemists (Apteekki). For some medicine you need a doctor's prescription, some can be purchased without a prescription.. Pharmacies are usually open Mon-Fri 8:00/10:00-18:00/19:00; Sat 8:30/9:00-14:00/15:00.

There are several pharmacies around town but the University Pharmacy is easy to find and is open until late.

Yliopiston Apteekki, Joensuu (University Pharmacy)
Koskikatu 7
Opening hours: Daily 08:00-23:00
Tel: +358 (0)300 20200

Yliopiston Apteekki, Kuopio (University Pharmacy)
Address: Puijonkatu 23 (right by the market place "tori")
Opening hours: Daily 08:00-22:00
Tel: +358 17 617 1100

Yliopiston Apteekki, Savonlinna (University Pharmacy)
Address: Olavinkatu 56
Opening hours: daily 8:30 – 22:00
Tel: +358 (0)300 20200