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Paxlovid (COVID-19 anti-viral medication) is available

Chaparral Pharmacy – Remedy’sRx was one of the few independent pharmacies in Calgary that were initially selected by Alberta Health Services to dispense Paxlovid. In short, Paxlovid is an anti-viral medication that was developed by Pfizer to neutralize the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) by suppressing its replication mechanism inside the human body. We would like to …

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Critical role of compounding pharmacy in resolving women fertility problems

Fertility is the natural ability to produce offspring. Women’s fertility is a precious gift that allows them to create life. Unfortunately, women’s fertility declines after 35 as women age, and eventually ceases altogether. This can be a difficult thing to come to terms with, but it’s important to remember that there are still many options …

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An essential role of compounding pharmacy in curing stomach infections of kids

Stomach infections are a common occurrence in young children. These infections are usually caused by a virus or bacteria, and can often lead to vomiting and diarrhea. While most stomach infections are not serious, they can be very uncomfortable for your child. The next three sections will go through how to spot a stomach infection …

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Pneumonia in kids could be dangerous if not treated Chaparral Pharmacy

6 important respiratory illnesses in kids: Detection, treatments, and the role of a compounding pharmacy in treating some of them

There are different things that can cause respiratory illnesses in children. The most common cause is the common cold, which is caused by a virus. Believe it or not, the common cold virus is a coronavirus and from the same virus family as the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)! Other respiratory illnesses can be caused by bacteria, …

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7 important points and questions on how to spot and treat a depression in adults and kids

It’s no secret that Canada is a land of vast opportunity. From its world-renowned cities to its pristine wilderness, Canada has something to offer to everyone. But for all its advantages, Canada is not immune to mental health issues. In Calgary, in particular, depression is a major problem. Everyone feels sad or down at times, …

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Compounded medications: A life-saver for kids and babies for urinary tract infection and acid reflux

Kids and babies are extremely sensitive to medications and therapeutics. That’s why the beauty of compounding and compounded medications will shine with those two age groups. There are two specific areas in which a compounding pharmacy will surely benefit kids and babies: bacterial infections (especially urinary tract infections) and acid reflux. First: Bacterial Infections Bacterial …

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Depression taglines and stories

There are depression taglines, and then there are depression stories. Depression taglines and stories are often sad, heartbreaking, and full of loss. The kind that makes your heart hurt. That makes you feel like you’re not alone in the dark. The kind that makes you wish you could reach through the screen and hug the …

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Are you a Shoppers Drug Mart Associate-Owner? This is for you.

In Chaparral Pharmacy, we know that being Associate-Owner in Calgary is demanding and challenging! You should be a facilitator, manager, leader, businessman, and, above all, a pharmacist who delivers the highest patient care level. You have to deal with many stakeholders, including your patients and community, front store, in-store management team, operational resources teams, pharmacy …

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The Benefits of Omega-3, 6, and 9 Fatty Acids

According to the published study regarding Omega-3 intake in Canada, it was determined that the values of the Omega-3 index in the Canadian population put 54.6% at intermediate risk for coronary heart diseases. While, unfortunately, the Omega-3 indices put 42.7% of the population in the high-risk category. Omega-3 index values of less than 4% of …

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