What are Unlicensed Medicines?

An unlicensed medicine is a product that doesn’t have a product license in the UK, but does have a product license in it Country of Origin.

Some medicines will not have a product license altogether, and these products are known as ‘Specials’ – An example of this being: A specially-prepared liquid form of a medicine for someone who has difficulty swallowing the licensed tablets.

Here at Smartway Pharmaceuticals Ltd, we supply a wide range of high quality and competitively priced imported unlicensed medicines, specials and batch-made specials.

Our core customers include the following:

  • Community Pharmacies
  • Hospital Pharmacies (NHS & Private)
  • Dispensing Doctors

We are constantly adding to our portfolio of unlicensed imported medicines which we source and import from all around the world to provide our customers with high quality products to meet patient’s needs.

Smartway Pharmaceutical Ltd understands that the true value of any pharmaceutical supply chain is in getting the right medicine to the right patient at the right time. This is especially challenging and important when dealing with unlicensed medicines because of the additional regulatory compliance required, the international nature of the supply chain and the specific and immediate needs of the patient.

Smartway’s state of the art supply chain and in-house expertise allows us to provide hospitals with a responsive and comprehensive sourcing service whilst also ensuring that all costs are carefully managed to the benefit of all our customers.