VITAMINS, MINERALS & NATURAL PRODUCTSNo matter your age, your body needs vitamins and minerals to ensure all your vital functions. You will most likely meet your daily requirements by eating a healthy diet, but sometimes, a little boost doesn’t hurt. Read our tips to get all the nutrients you need!
Vitamins and natural products can sometimes have effects on your medication. If you are considering taking some, talk to your pharmacist first. He or she is the best person to mitigate the potential effects of those products on your medication.
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If you’re thinking about losing weight, your pharmacist can shed a light on helpful natural health products and make sure your medication doesn’t make you gain weight as a side effect.
If you are allergic to certain components of your medication or don't like the taste, your pharmacist can find allergy-free formulations as a substitution or add flavour to improve its taste.
Sit down with your pharmacist for a medication review to determine if any harmful effects or interactions are caused by combining your medication together, if one of your medication can be removed from your therapy and if there is cheaper medication available
* The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide complete information on the subject matter or to replace the advice of a health professional. This information does not constitute medical consultation, diagnosis or opinion and should not be interpreted as such. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions about your health, medications or treatment.