Vending Pharmacy at Dick's House


OPEN 24/7

  • The Vending Machine has over-the-counter (OTC) medication and other self-care products, available 24/7.
  • The Vending Machine is located in the connector on the first floor, at 5 Rope Ferry Road.
  • Dartmouth ID card (DA$H) or cash accepted. Please note: the machine only takes $1 and $5 bills

What Can I Expect to Find?

Vending Machine Products

The vending machine typically carries the following items. Please note that products may be unavailable/out of stock due to current supply and demand. Items are typically replenished every few days to ensure availability. These items are also available in the pharmacy, and can be purchased during business hours.

*Many products are the generic version of the medication, so the items are listed below as their Brand names followed by their (Generic names).

  • Monistat (Miconazole)
  • Plan B (Emergency Contraceptive/Econtra)
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Tampons
  • Afrin (Oxymetazoline)
  • Delsym (Dextromethorphan)
  • Cepacol Lozenges – Cherry
  • Chest Congestion Relief (Guaifenesin)
  • Mucinex ER (Guaifenesin)
  • Flonase (Fluticasone Propionate)
  • Claritin Tablets (Loratadine)
  • Benadryl Capsules (Diphenhydramine)
  • Sudafed PE (Phenylephrine)
  • Advil Liqui-Gels (Ibuprofen)
  • Motrin (Ibuprofen)
  • Aleve (Naproxen Sodium)
  • Tylenol (Acetaminophen)
  • Dayquil Capsules
  • Nyquil Capsules
  • Thermometer
  • Neosporin (Triple Antibiotic Ointment)
  • Hydrocortisone Cream
  • Medihoney
  • Clotrimazole Cream (Antifungal)
  • Aquaphor Healing Ointment
  • Purell Hand Sanitizer
  • Trojan Condoms *Latex-free option available*
  • Artificial Tears
  • Visine Original
  • Zaditor (Ketotifen)
  • Visine Allergy Eye Drops
  • Debrox (Ear Wax Removal Drops)
  • Nasal Saline
  • Chapstick
  • Halls Cough Drops
  • Tums
  • Band-Aids
  • Reusable Hot/Cold Pack
  • Zantac (Ranitidine)
  • Imodium (Loperamide)
  • Pepto-Bismol Chewable Tablets
 Note: Generic drugs are drugs that are comparable to their brand-name counterparts. They are comparable in terms of the dosing, effectiveness, and intended use. Generics are essentially less-expensive alternatives to brand name drugs.

Important Notice

Before using any OTC medications carefully read and follow all precautions provided on the label and package insert.

Additional information is available from the National Library of Medicine.

Please consult your physician before taking any new medications, if you are affected by any of the following:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding
  • If you are taking any other prescription medicine, nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • If you have impaired kidney function
  • If you are taking blood thinners or have a blood disorder
  • If you are taking water pills
  • If you have a history of fluid retention
  • If you have high blood pressure
  • If you have heart failure or heart disease
  • If you have a history of peptic ulcer or intestinal bleeding
  • If you regularly consume large amounts of alcohol
  • If you have heart disease
  • If you have diabetes
  • If you have thyroid disease
  • If you have difficulty urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • If you have any other medical condition