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Clinical Services

Claresholm Pharmacy Clinical Services

Claresholm Pharmacy offers a broad range of clinical services. Our knowledgeable pharmacists can offer services such as new prescriptions for minor ailments, renewal of prescriptions, medication reviews and disease management. Please enquire about any of our many services.

We pride ourselves in providing the best service we can, and would be happy to help you. Our goal is to serve the community and to help optimize your health and well being.

We offer assessment, advice, and if necessary, prescriptions for treatments of minor ailments. Here is a list of some of the conditions to which we can assist you.
  • sleep disorders
  • eye conditions
  • ear conditions
  • allergic rhinitis
  • diabetes care
  • reproductive health
  • gastrointestinal conditions (constipation, diarrhea, hemorrhoids)
  • nutrition and weight management
  • sports injuries, back pain, arthritis
  • foot conditions
  • dermatologic conditions (acne, psoriasis, fungal infections)
  • dental health and mouth conditions
Please note: We work closely with your local physician, and are not intended to replace the services they provide. We will offer advice within the scope of our practice and refer you to a higher level of care if deemed appropriate.

Living with Diabetes?

Get expert advice on managing your diabetes:
  • Special diet for diabetics
  • Monitor Blood glucose
  • Aid with glucose meters
  • Adjusting your insulin
  • Diabetic foot examination
  • Mental health
  • Diabetic gastroparesis

Did you know that?

Untreated or improperly managed diabetes can result in a variety of complications, including:
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Eye disease
  • Problems with erection (impotence)
  • Nerve damage
Speak with your Clinical Pharmacist today!

Need help kicking the habit of smoking?

Did you know tobacco smoke contains a deadly mix of more than 7,000 chemicals, and about 70 can cause cancer? Health benefits when you quit smoking:
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure within 1-2 years of quitting
  • Reduce the progression of lung diseases like COPD and respiratory symptoms i.e. wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath
  • Reduce the risk of many types of cancer including lung cancer

We can help you to start taking small steps to a healthier life

We offer personalized quit plans that may include:
  • Weekly counselling sessions has been proven to reduce the risk of relapse
  • Help pick the best treatment option for you
  • Help identify your triggers for the crave of nicotine
  • If you start smoking again, we will continue to assist and try other options
Talk to your Pharmacist today if you’re ready to quit!

Get a jump start on a healthier YOU!

Our Pharmacy Team will be with you through the entire journey. We will gladly provide:
  • Personal counselling or group weight management sessions for social support
  • Personalized goals that is the right fit for you
  • Weekly weigh in sessions and measurements i.e. blood pressure, blood glucose, waist circumference
  • Help identify the barriers to weight loss
  • Nutritional counselling that can be utilized life-long and not a FAD diet

Do you know your healthy weight?

Extra weight can increase your risk for diseases:
  • Sleep apnea
  • High blood Pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease that can lead to a stroke and heart attack
Come in to Claresholm Pharmacy today to reduce your risk for diseases and a new healthier you!

Traveling around the world and need advice?

Come in to Claresholm Pharmacy at least 4-8 weeks before you travel. Our prescribing pharmacist can provide all of the vaccinations and care for a safe travel. See our Travel section for more information.

No time to see your doctor or not able to make an appointment with your primary care provider?

Our prescribing pharmacist can help:
  • Birth control methods
  • Hygienic care
  • Common infections i.e. yeast infection, urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Emergency contraception
  • HPV (human papillomavirus) or birth control vaccinations
Make a visit to your neighbourhood pharmacy!

Are you concerned or lacking self-confidence in your sexual health or appearance?

Our Prescribing Pharmacist can help you with symptoms of:
  • Erectile dysfunction can be a physical or psychological issue:
    • High cholesterol
    • Heart disease
    • High blood pressure
    • Tobacco use
    • Depression, anxiety, or stress
    • Relationship problems
  • Propecia-Hair loss can be from:
    • Hormonal changes
    • Hereditary
Get expert advice and counselling at Claresholm Pharmacy!

Are you experiencing pain that deters you from your daily tasks?

Pain can affect both physical and emotional. Poor pain management can inflict stress that can lead to emotional distress i.e. anger, frustration, and depression. Untreated or poor pain management can cause:
  • Loss of work
  • Unwanted weight gain or loss
  • Immobility
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
We are able to consult and help treat the following conditions*:
  • Back pain
  • Arthritis pain i.e. hands, knees
  • Minor injuries
  • Runners knee pain
Ease your pain by getting expert advice with a prescribing pharmacist at Claresholm Pharmacy! *Note: If the injury is severe or complicated please see your primary care provider or go the emergency.

Do you have difficulty controlling your asthma or COPD?

An estimated 235 million people suffer from asthma world-wide with increasing numbers yearly. Deaths from this condition have reached over 250,000 annually and more than 80 per cent of asthma deaths could be prevented with proper asthma education. We provide free consultation to make your breathing easier:
  • Identify triggers for symptoms
  • How to reduce the progression of COPD
  • Monitor inhaler technique use
  • Personalized asthma or COPD action plan
Take action with your health today and ask for a pharmacist!

Feeling the blues in the winter?

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is one of the most common types of depression that occur during the winter time only. Adults, most commonly women, are at higher risk for SAD. What are the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder?
  • Oversleeping
  • Lethargy (low energy)
  • Intense craving for carbohydrates
  • Weight gain
  • Withdrawal from social contacts
  • Depressed mood
Do you have these symptoms? We can help you at Claresholm Pharmacy!

Feeling confused lately or don’t know if your medications are right for you?

As people age, chronic health conditions are likely to develop and more medications are likely to be prescribed. This creates poly pharmacy which makes it more difficult to recognize the side-effects of medications. Adverse drug reactions are one of the leading causes to emergency room visits or hospitalizations in the elderly. We will help optimize your medication by:
  • Identifying medications that can cause falls or confusion
  • Blister pack your medication to increase medication adherence
  • Personal medication review and continuation of monitoring
  • Identify prescribing cascades that can lead to adverse effects
Prevent an emergency visit or hospitalization by visiting a pharmacist today!

Do you know if your blood pressure is at risk for cardiovascular disease?

High blood pressure is a silent killer; it affects more than 1 out of 5 people in Canada. The unapparent signs of high blood pressure make it difficult for people to be aware of their condition. With untreated or poorly managed blood pressure it can cause stroke or heart disease. We can help you manage your blood pressure by:
  • Monitoring your blood pressure
  • Providing education on how to lower your blood pressure
  • Personal medication review to identify effectiveness of medications
Get your blood pressure measured in the pharmacy today!

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