Our Clinical Pharmacist does not dispense medications, but is a consultant that works directly with your family physician to optimize your current medications. The goal of our clinical pharmacist is to ensure that you get the most benefit out of your medications while avoiding adverse events.
As a pharmacy consultant, the pharmacist as expertise in identifying and resolving issues related to your prescription and non-prescription (over the counter, natural health products) medications. Our clinical pharmacist is also involved in chronic disease management including: diabetes, cardiovascular disease prevention and management, chronic pain, and is here to help you quit smoking.
Our Clinical Pharmacist is available to meet with you by appointment if you have any questions or concerns about your medications and how they work together. Call the clinic to set up a visit or ask your family physician for a referral.
When you meet with the pharmacist, please bring along all of your medications:
- Prescription Medications (tablets, capsules, creams, inhalors, etc.)
- Over-the-counter medications
- Natural Health Products
- Any blister packs or weekly dosettes that you use to organize your medications
The Clinical Pharmacist will always discuss with your physician any recommendations before any medication changes are made. Follow-up appointments will be made if necessary to monitor your progress and to answer any of your questions or concerns.