At Medicine Shoppe Downtown Kelowna we understand that taking an active role in your health is important to you. It’s all part of our dedication to know and help you with your individual health care needs.
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Helping you understand what your medications are for and ensure you are getting the most from them
Ensuring that any medications you might be taking won’t adversely react with each other causing unnecessary side effects
Working with other health professionals to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure or high cholesterol levels
Helping you understand your risk factors and share information on lifestyle choices and treatment options that will help you to enjoy a healthy, more active lifestyle.
There have been many vaccines developed that can be beneficial in boosting immunity to illnesses. The value of Immunization in Kelowna is immeasurable as it can sometimes provide the difference between life and death. Yes, Immunization shots may give a moment of discomfort, but compared to the sicknesses that Immunizations prevent – a little pain is worth the gain. Immunizations or Vaccines in Kelowna help protect against HPV, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid, Traveller’s Diarrhea, and other diseases. Our pharmacist’s extensive knowledge of Travel Vaccinations and Routine Immunizations provide patients with clear understanding of why certain shots are essential – taking any worry out of the decision to move forward with Immunizations and Vaccines in Kelowna. In addition to immunizations The Medicine Shoppe Downtown Kelowna provide injection services with a Doctor’s prescription for many medications. For more information regarding Immunizations in Kelowna and Injection services stop in or call us today
Our Kelowna pharmacists know that keeping track of multiple medications can be difficult. We understand that sometimes, it might be uncertain if you took your medications when you were supposed to. Young or old, if you are on three or more medications, Accu-Pak is an option for you.
Accu-Pak stands for “accurate packaging”. It allows us to replace your pill bottles with convenient “bubble” cards. This way, your medications are dispensed into the correct day of the week and time
of day: morning, noon, supper, and bedtime. Accu-Pak makes it easier to keep track if you have taken your medication when intended. Allowing us to package your medications for you ensures there are
no missed doses, and any changes to your medications can easily be made. You can be certain you are getting the correct dose. We do all the work for you, helping you to establish a regular ordering routine
so you are picking up your prescriptions weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly.
At the Medicine Shoppe Downtown Kelowna, we offer this service at no extra cost to you. We can even place your over-the- counter medications and vitamins in the packs so you have everything in one spot. Give us a call or stop in today and we can help you get started.
Medication Reviews are an opportunity to talk with one of our pharmacists about your health and medication. These appointments help you to learn more about the medications and supplements you may take. It helps to ensure there are no interactions between medications, and that they are working properly for you. Personal consultations are provided with one of our pharmacists who will provide education, and identify problems and drug interactions. This is also an opportunity for you to learn more about what you take and make sure you are taking the correct products to support and improve your health. You, along with your pharmacist, will work together to create an action plan for your medication management. When required, our pharmacists are able to follow-up with you periodically to ensure the plan is successful. As part of this service, we also provide free disposal of medications that you no longer require. This will prevent errors and keep them out of our landfills and drinking water.
Are you struggling with tired, achy, or swollen legs? Are you concerned about venous issues during pregnancy or long distance travel? Then compression therapy may be right for you.
Compression therapy uses specially-designed socks or stockings to support your veins and increase circulation in your legs. By preventing blood from pooling in leg veins, compression helps overall circulation and diminishes any leg swelling you may have.
Our trained pharmacists offer various forms of hosiery for both men and women, and fit you right in the pharmacy.
Compression therapy products include:
Over-the-counter (OTC) support hosiery (8-15 mmHg)
Ready-to-wear graduated compression hosiery (20-50 mmHg)
Support socks for men and women
Diabetic friendly socks
Various styles to match your lifestyle
Since legs all vary in length and circumference, your Medicine Shoppe pharmacist can help you choose the best product to ensure maximum therapeutic effect.
First aid kits are important for your home, car, travel or office. Injuries can happen anywhere and anytime. Having a first aid kit that can be easily accessed ensures that everyone in the home is safe. The kits can be used in reducing infections that come from open wounds and also severity of an injury. The following are important items to have in your Family Health First Aid Kit: Sterile adhesive bandages in assorted sizes - for simple cuts or abrasions. Butterfly bandages and narrow adhesive strips - to hold the edges of a cut together to allow it to heal.
We understand that taking an active role in your health is important to you, that’s why we are committed to staying informed about the latest health care products, lifestyle modifications and medication treatments options. Your pharmacy should care more than just dispensing the medication to you. At our Downtown Kelowna pharmacy, we provide education and training and lifestyle support to ensure you get the most out of your prescriptions.
The medicine Shoppe Downtown Kelowna hosts a number of health events, such as bone density testing, cholesterol analysis , foot screenings , fitness testing and more.
Stop in or call us to find out when there are events or information sessions being scheduled
We understand that it can be difficult getting into the store to pick up your medications. Let us know if you need us to get your medications to you as we offer a FREE delivery service to make sure you keep up with your healthcare with the most convenience. We love having you in the store but when you need your medications ready and delivered right to your door…let us know and we will get it done, FREE! You can add additional instructions by calling us at 250-763-5312. We will be happy to help.
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