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  • Connect With Us | HealthConnectPharmacy.ca
    pages You can even follow us on Twitter If you have a specific question regarding any medication you order from HealthConnect Pharmacy we invite you to call and talk to Pharmacist Sara or any one of our experienced team members Direct Tel 1 506 867 9854 Toll Free Tel 1 877 812 MyRx 6979 Toll Free Fax 1 877 815 MyRx 6979 MyRx HealthConnect ca www HealthConnectPharmacy ca Pharmacy Address HealthConnect Pharmacy 10 Desbrisay Avenue Suite 2 Moncton NB E1E 0G8 Your physician or prescriber can use the following phone number fax number or email address to contact us regarding your prescriptions PRESCRIBERS ONLY National toll free Lines Tel 1 888 755 8835 Fax 1 888 755 8831 Email MD healthconnect ca Pharmacy Manager Sara Kemp License number P275 Hours of Operation Our pharmacists are generally available Monday through Friday from 9am 4pm AST 8am 3pm EST Our HealthConnect Pharmacy Information Team is available to assist with sign up and other questions you may have Monday through Friday from 9am 5pm AST 8am 4pm EST And of course the website is always here for you Check FAQs for Frequently Asked Questions Holiday Hours HealthConnect Pharmacy observes and will therefore be

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  • Fast Facts | HealthConnectPharmacy.ca
    order How can I pay for my order How does delivery work What is your return policy Where are you located Hours of Operation Ordering Medications Online Connect With Us Fast Facts Compare Birth Control Options Anaphylaxis Medication Safety Tips Compare Birth Control Options Anaphylaxis Medication Safety Tips Fast Facts Here you ll find all you need to know on common conditions and treatment options in a convenient format for

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  • Compare Birth Control Options | HealthConnectPharmacy.ca
    who are over 35 smoke have severe high blood pressure or liver disease have a higher risk of blood clots and strokes Contraceptive Ring What is it A flexible transparent plastic ring Contains the hormones estrogen and progestin How does it work Inserted deep into the vagina and worn for three weeks Removed for one week for menstruation before inserting another Suppresses ovulation keeping the ovaries from releasing an egg Also thickens cervical mucus to keep sperm from reaching the egg How often is it taken Monthly Effectiveness 98 99 Do I need a prescription YES Advantages No need for preparation before sexual activity Low maintenance Doesn t require a personalized fitting Risks The Ring carries the same risk as the Pill in women who smoke are over 35 have severe high blood pressure or liver disease The main risk in these patients is blood clots and strokes Depo Provera What is it An injection that contains the hormone progestin How does it work Injection suppresses ovulation keeping the ovaries from releasing an egg Also thickens cervical mucus to keep sperm from reaching the egg How often is it taken Every 3 months Effectiveness 97 Do I need a prescription YES Advantages No need for preparation before sexual activity Very low maintenance Risks There may be some loss of bone density over time It may cause weight gain headaches breast tenderness and depression It may take up to 10 months after stopping the shot to regain fertility Intra uterine Device What is it A small T shaped device that is inserted inside a woman s uterus by a medical practitioner There are two kinds copper and those that secrete progestin How does it work Induces a foreign body reaction in the endometrium This inflammatory process is toxic to sperm How

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  • Anaphylaxis | HealthConnectPharmacy.ca
    cannot determine the cause Is anaphylaxis dangerous Anaphylaxis is life threatening and can occur any time Risks include a history of any type of allergic reaction A person may have had a mild allergic reaction in the past but should always be on guard for the possibility of a major reaction from the same substance and avoid it always to be on the safe side How can you tell if someone is having an anaphylactic reaction Symptoms develop very quickly Often within seconds or minutes after exposure to the allergen They may include one or more of the following Abdominal pain or cramping Abnormal high pitched breathing sounds Anxiety Confusion Cough Diarrhea Difficulty breathing Difficulty swallowing Fainting light headedness dizziness Hives itchiness Nasal congestion Nausea vomiting Palpitations Skin redness Slurred speech Wheezing Who is at risk of having an anaphylactic reaction People with asthma eczema or hay fever are slightly more likely to have an anaphylactic reaction than people who do not have these conditions Even still anyone can have an anaphylactic reaction but usually one would have a history of some type of allergic reaction with a particular substance in the past What do I do if I or someone I am with is going through anaphylaxis Act quickly if someone experiences the symptoms of an anaphylactic reaction Anaphylaxis is a medical emergency and requires immediate treatment in an emergency department of a hospital where the person can be watched closely and life saving treatment can be given If swelling develops rapidly particularly involving the mouth or throat and you have trouble breathing or feel dizzy light headed or faint call 911 for ambulance transport to the hospital Do not attempt to treat severe reactions or to wait it out at home Go immediately to the nearest emergency department or call an ambulance While waiting for the ambulance try to stay calm If you can identify the cause of the reaction prevent further exposure Take an antihistamine one to two tablets or capsules of diphenhydramine Benadryl if you can swallow without difficulty If you are feeling light headed or faint lie down and raise your legs higher than your head to help blood flow to your brain If you have been given an epinephrine kit such as the Epi Pen inject yourself as you have been instructed or have someone else perform the injection The kit provides a premeasured dose of epinephrine a prescription drug that rapidly reverses the most serious symptoms of anaphylaxis Bystanders should administer CPR to a person who becomes unconscious and stops breathing or does not have a pulse If at all possible you or your companions should be prepared to tell medical personnel what medications you take and your allergy history What should I do after having a reaction and completing the treatment You will usually be observed for at least six hours after the beginning of the reaction Occasionally a reaction will seem to get better and then recur and even worsen in

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  • Medication Safety Tips | HealthConnectPharmacy.ca
    Safety Tips Before leaving the doctor s office read the prescription Make sure you understand what you are taking why and how you should take it Tell your doctor and pharmacist what medications vitamins and supplements you take on a regular basis You don t want any one thing to interfere with another product Remind your doctor and pharmacist of any drug allergies as well Use one pharmacy if possible Then your pharmacist knows what prescriptions you are taking which reduces your chances of adverse drug interactions and accidental overdoses Find out if there are any foods you should avoid while taking a medication Ask the best time of day to take the medication as some medications can cause drowsiness If the pills look different ask your pharmacist about it Sometimes your pharmacist will switch a brand name drug for a generic Most of the time it is not an issue but if you are concerned talk to your pharmacist or doctor If you have trouble remembering when to take your medication purchase a pill holder that organizes your medications into their proper days and times Keep all the bottles so you still have information on how to take the

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  • Legal and Privacy | HealthConnectPharmacy.ca
    FAQs Why choose HealthConnect Pharmacy What are MyRx services How do I order Who can order What can I order How can I pay for my order How does delivery work What is your return policy Where are you located Hours of Operation Ordering Medications Online Connect With Us Fast Facts Compare Birth Control Options Anaphylaxis Medication Safety Tips Privacy Policy Legal Legal and Privacy Please read the Privacy Policy

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  • Site Map | HealthConnectPharmacy.ca
    order How does delivery work What is your return policy Where are you located Hours of Operation Ordering Medications Online Connect With Us Fast Facts Compare Birth Control Options Anaphylaxis Medication Safety Tips Site Map Pages About Us Our Story Our Pharmacist Our Support Team Our Community Involvement FAQs Why choose HealthConnect Pharmacy What are MyRx services How do I order Who can order What can I order How does

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  • Our Story | HealthConnectPharmacy.ca
    Online Connect With Us Fast Facts Compare Birth Control Options Anaphylaxis Medication Safety Tips Our Story Our Pharmacist Our Support Team Our Community Involvement Our Story HealthConnect Pharmacy is part of HealthConnect Inc which is the corporate amalgamation of businesses we have managed for more than 20 years We focus on patient care and we ve done so for over two decades The pharmacy was launched in 2010 when we realized that we could provide complete and confidential pharmacy care using the resources we already have as a company A contact centre that provides thousands of Canadians every month with information about medications and nutritionals as well as diseases and conditions Printed materials like brochures and newsletters that can help patients better manage conditions such as diabetes or allergies Last year we distributed over half a million pieces Support materials and programs that assist physicians pharmacists nurses and other healthcare professionals to help their patients We had the infrastructure so we searched until we found a pharmacist who loves to counsel and help people and applied for our license to operate an accredited pharmacy Now we can take your prescription orders by phone or online provide confidential counselling over the

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