Our name may be iCare but our focus is always You!
We can prescribe what you need.
Sometimes things come up that are minor such as a cold sore, eczema or a Urinary Tract Infection. Guess what? We can help with that! At iCare we have pharmacists that can prescribe for minor ailments as well as renewal of your current medication. Come in today and find out how we put the Care into iCare Pharmacy
Below you will find a list of common ailments that we treat regularly.
- Symptoms: sore throat, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes
- Contagious bacterial infection
- Affects throat and tonsils
- Caused by Streptococcus pyogenes
Urinary Tract Infection
- Symptoms: frequent urination, burning sensation during urination, cloudy or strong-smelling urine, and lower abdominal pain
- More common in women
- Bacterial infection causes inflammation and irritation
- Affects bladder and urethra lining
- Symptoms: sneezing, itchy eyes, runny or itchy nose, congestion
- Causes discomfort
- Hay fever management assistance available for symptom relief
- Symptoms: “White, creamy patches on the tongue, inner cheeks, and roof of the mouth, often accompanied by discomfort or soreness
- Caused by overgrowth of candida (yeast)
- Manifests as dense, white layer
- Affected areas include tongue, inner surfaces of cheeks and lips, gums
- Symptoms: Redness, itching, swelling, and discharge in one or both eyes.
- Can be triggered by allergies, viruses, or bacteria
- Treatment varies depending on the underlying cause
Eczema and skin rashes
- Symptoms: Red, inflamed, itchy patches of skin that may be accompanied by dryness, scaling, or blistering.
- Could be allergy related or due to dry skin.
- Let us help you feel good in your skin!
- Symptoms: severe cramping and discomfort experienced by individuals during their menstrual cycle
- Relief options: medication-based and non-medicated approaches
- Aimed at providing relief and enhancing well-being
- Symptoms: burning sensation or discomfort in the chest, often accompanied by acid reflux and regurgitation.
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): stomach acid flows back into esophagus
- iCare Pharmacist available for guidance and support
- Assistance for those experiencing GERD
- Symptoms: swollen blood vessels in the rectal area, causing pain, itching, and sometimes bleeding.
- Approximately 50% of Canadians experience them by age 50
- Medications available to alleviate discomfort
- Relief options for hemorrhoids can be prescribed by pharmacist
- Symptoms: Painful blisters or sores on or around the lips, often accompanied by tingling or itching sensations.
- Triggers include stress and other factors
- Cold sores can be painful
- Sores appear on lips and around nose
Insect bites and hives
- Symptoms: localized redness, swelling, itching, and in some cases, a raised rash or welts on the skin.
- Hives can be highly uncomfortable
- iCare Pharmacist can provide relief and suitable solutions
- Assistance available for managing insect bite symptoms
Sprains and Strains
- Symptoms: pain, swelling, limited mobility, and sometimes bruising
- Strains: muscle fiber pulling or tearing
- Common in areas like the leg