At Advantage Pharmacy, we aim to be part of the answer to the problems of the future such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and we believe the professional programs and services we offer our customers reflect the changing role of our community pharmacies in today’s health system.
BLOOD PRESSURE TESTING
Do you have a family history of high blood pressure? Are you taking blood pressure medications?
Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood in the arteries as the heart pumps it around the body. Your BP does not stay the same all the time. It is always changing to suit your body’s needs. If BP remains high (hypertension) ...
Advantage Pharmacy has partnered with Australian Hearing to hold Hearing Screening Clinics at participating pharmacies across Australia, and we also support The Big Aussie Hearing Check campaign each year.
DOSE ADMINISTRATION AIDS
Are you taking multiple medications?
Do you have trouble remembering to take your medications?
Are you caring for someone who is struggling with their medication routine?
Does your child take medication to school?
Compounding combines an ageless art with the latest medical knowledge and state-of-the-art technology, allowing specially trained professionals to prepared customised medications to meet each patient’s specific needs. Compounding is fundamental to the profession of pharmacy and was a standard means of providing prescription medications...
RETURN OF UNWANTED MEDICINES
Unsure what to do with those out-of-date/expired medications?
Have your medications changed and you no longer require some of them?
Don’t leave them in your cupboards and drawers at home. Bring them in to your local Advantage Pharmacy and our Pharmacists will dispose of them safely for you.
Did you know, Pharmacists are able to provide vaccination services at the pharmacy, without a prescription?
Depending on which State/Territory you are in, your local accredited Advantage Pharmacists may be able to vaccinate you against influenza, whooping cough, and measles.
You may require a certificate for purposes such as: sick leave, compassionate leave, or evidence of illness/injury for schools/universities. Your local Advantage Pharmacists may be able to help you by issuing the appropriate certificate.
HOME MEDICINES REVIEW
Let our pharmacists come to you in the comfort of your own home, in consultation with your GP…..
Each year, more than 150,000 Australians are admitted to hospital with problems associated with their medicines. Our accredited Advantage pharmacists can help reduce this number by offering our customers an HMR (Home Medication Review).
BOWEL CANCER SCREENING
Bowel cancer is a very common form of cancer, but many people survive bowel cancer due to early detection.
Bowel cancer screening is very important to aid in early detection and improve health outcomes. The risk of developing bowel cancer increases significantly over the age of 50...