Vending Pharmacy at Dick's House

About

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 and are replenished every few days to ensure availability. These items are also available to purchase in the pharmacy during business hours. Please note that products may be unavailable/out of stock due to current supply and demand.

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

  • Advil Liqui-Gels (ibuprofen)
  • Afrin (oxymetazoline)
  • Aleve (naproxen sodium)
  • Artificial Tears
  • Astroglide
  • AZO Urinary Pain Relief (phenazopyridine)
  • Band-Aids
  • Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
  • Cepacol Lozenges – Cherry
  • Chapstick
  • Claritin (loratadine)
  • Clotrimazole Antifungal Cream
  • Colgate Travel Size Toothpaste
  • Dayquil Capsules
  • Debrox - Ear Wax Removal Drops
  • Delsym (dextromethorphan)
  • Flonase (fluticasone propionate)
  • Halls Cough Drops
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hydrocortisone Cream
  • Imodium (loperamide)
  • Lifestyle Condoms
  • Medihoney - Wound and Burn Dressing
  • Monistat (miconazole)
  • Motrin (ibuprofen)
  • Mucinex ER (guaifenesin)
  • Nasal Saline
  • Neosporin Triple Antibiotic Ointment
  • Nyquil Capsules
  • Pedialyte Packets
  • Pepto-Bismol Chewable Tablets
  • Plan B (Emergency Contraceptive/econtra)
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Reusable Hot/Cold Pack
  • Sudafed PE (phenylephrine)
  • Tampons
  • Tums
  • Tylenol (acetaminophen)
  • Visine Redness Relief
  • Zaditor (ketotifen)
  • Zyrtec (cetirizine)
 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