When our body is working in order, we rarely give the digestive system a second thought. Still, it often needs a bit of care to keep doing what it does best: fuel our body, day in and day out. Find out how your pharmacy can help!
SERVICES FROM YOUR PHARMACIST
Several services* related to digestive health are offered in pharmacy:
- Advice on over-the-counter medications to help with digestive issues.
- Prescription of medications for gastric reflux, nausea and vomiting.
- Prescription of medications for diarrhea, constipation and hemorrhoids.
- Prescription of medications that protect the stomach when treatments cause irritation.
*These services are offered at participating stores only.
GASTRIC REFLUX: HOW TO AVOID THEM?
Several factors can contribute to “heartburn,” such as certain foods, stress and pregnancy. However, there are tips to prevent and relieve the symptoms of this condition.
ADVICE ON OTC MEDICATION
If you don’t know which over-the-counter medication to choose to relieve your symptoms, don’t be shy to ask your pharmacist!
MEDICATION FOR CHRONIC CONDITIONS
If you have a chronic condition and require regular medication, your pharmacist is here to facilitate your day to day. They can extend prescriptions and re-prescribe your medication, as well as show you tools to help you get the most out of your treatment.