We are fortunate to be one of the few pharmacies in Washington and the United States that allow our pharmacist to treat and prescribe some common treatments that you might need. Often times our clinic is either full to capacity, or it is the weekend and you find yourself with one of the below conditions. Please call us if you find that one of these conditions needs treatment as soon as possible.
Immediate Needs Treatments for Minor Ailments Provided by Clinical Community Pharmacist
1. Albuterol Inhaler or Albuterol Sulfate for Nebulization for use as rescue for broncho spasm.
2. Antihistamine or Anti-inflammatory Eye Drops for relieving allergic eye symptoms.
3. Antihistamine Nasal Spray for relieving hay fever symptoms.
4. Antiviral Tablets for relieving symptoms of cold sores or shingles, for recurring episodes of HSV and 4 day start-up supply for possible shingles cases.
5. Bee Sting Treatment for reducing swelling from bee sting – 60mg prednisone as a single dose OR Three tablets (60mg) daily for one day, then two tablets (40mg) daily for one day, then one tablet (20mg) daily for one day.
6. Epinephrine Auto-injector 0.3mg for replacement of outdated units or misplaced units.
7. Mupirocin Ointment for treatment of cuts and scrapes.
8. Ondansetron for 24 hour treatment of nausea and vomiting – with extensive screening
9. Hormonal Contraceptive one to three month supply of a previously prescribed contraceptive (may also include Nuvaring).
10. Scopolamine Patch for prevention of motion sickness.
11. Silver Sulfadiazine Cream for treatment of minor burns.
12. Steroid Nasal Spray for relieving sinus inflammation.
13. Swimmer’s Ear Drops for treatment of symptoms of outer ear infection.
14. Traveler’s Diarrhea for treatment of diarrhea while traveling.
15. Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection for females only.
16. Vitamins, Supplements and OTC medications to meet insurance requirements when use is indicated as an adjunct to patient health care and patient is referred to the pharmacy by health care provider to obtain OTC medications.
17. Oral anti fungal or nystatin for treatment of oral yeast infection (thrush).
18. Ketoconazole shampoo for treatment of dandruff and fungal scalp symptoms.
19. Morning After Pill (Plan B or Equivalent) – to reduce the chance of pregnancy after unprotected sex or failure of birth control method. (ONLY for insurance coverage, available as OTC now.)
20. Triamcinolone Cream or Ointment – for relieving minor skin irritation, itching, eczema flares, insect bites.
21. Nystatin Cream or Ointment – for treatment of fungal diaper or heat rash
22. Devices: Peak Flow Meter, Spacer for Metered Dose Inhaler, Nebulizer, Supplies for Nebulizer, Diabetic Blood Glucose Monitors and Supplies – for aiding in the delivery or monitoring when using either metered dose inhalers or nebulized medications. For measuring diabetic patient’s blood glucose levels, and to provide necessary supplies.