10 Aug 2020
August is National Drug Drop-Off Month in Canada, an initiative led by Drug Free Kids Canada to highlight the dangers of youth accessing prescription medications, and the importance of returning unused and expired medicines for environmentally safe disposal.Read more Return Your Meds
15 Aug 2019
One of the most used pieces of equipment in the Super Thrifty Pharmacy compounding lab is our Electronic Mortar and Pestle. Mixing is an extremely important part of the compounding process. If a compound is mixed improperly, you may end up with uneven drug distribution throughout, leading to [...]Read more Compounding – The Perfect Mix
12 Aug 2019
Pets can get sick just as people can, but you can’t communicate to your pet the importance of taking medicine. If you are a pet owner, you know how hard it can be to give medications to animals. Whether it is taste, swallowing issues, or just plain aversion, you have no doubt found yourself [...]Read more Compounding For Pets and Animals
30 May 2019
By Mark Mercure, Bsc. PHARM My favourite questions that I receive in the pharmacy are the ones that require me to do some reading to find the right answer. A few days ago, I was asked by a patient whether it was true that all Baby Boomers should be getting tested for Hepatitis C infection. […]Read more Should all Baby Boomers be tested for Hepatitis C?