Covid-19 Oral Treatment

For further information on the Covid-19 Oral Treatment which is available in all community pharmacies, please see the links below

COVID-19 Treatment Poster for Community Pharmacy (pdf) updated 20/09/23

CP Covid Treatment Advice (doc)


There has been a drug safety update for November 2023 from MHRA that highlights the risk of drug interactions with Nirmatrelvir, ritonavir (Paxlovid▼) due to its inhibition of the enzyme CYP3A, which metabolises many commonly used drugs. Prescribers should obtain a detailed patient history of current medications before prescribing Paxlovid, checking the Paxlovid product information for known and potential drug interactions. More information can be found online at Nirmatrelvir, ritonavir (Paxlovid▼): be alert to the risk of drug interactions with ritonavir – GOV.UK (

Summary of Services Across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent