Every patient has different requirements and preferences, whether it be dosage availability, allergy to dyes, flavouring preferences, or even swallowing issues. For all these problems… compounding is the solution!
What We Do
As a compounding pharmacy, Macdonald’s Prescriptions #3 will work with your physician to prepare specialized medication for you, your children, or even your pet. Our pharmacy specializes in several custom compounding services, including:
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Bio-Identical Hormones
Hormone replacement therapy can be hugely beneficial in relieving women’s menopausal symptoms. Our compounding pharmacist will work closely with you and your doctor, helping to create and maintain a customized HRT regime that brings your hormones back in to balance, safely and naturally. Once the therapy has started, we will monitor your progress to ensure the HRT is functioning at peak performance, adjusting the dosage if necessary.
Struggling with pain can be debilitating, whether it is acute pain or chronic conditions such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, migraine headaches, and other nerve and muscle pain. What’s more, many medications can result in a host of unwanted side effects, including drowsiness, dizziness, and stomach irritation. We can compound a medicine that will assist you and your health care provider to create an effective pain management program with fewer side effects.
As a pet owner you know how challenging it can be to get your cat or dog to take their medication. If you are looking for an effective solution to this problem, compounding offers a variety of options to make medicating your pet quick and easy. From a wide assortment of flavoured medications to customized dosage forms and amounts, our pharmacists will work closely with you and your veterinarian to ensure your pet receives the highest quality health care.
Many patients simply don’t like taking their medicine. From a child who hates the taste of cough syrup to a pet that refuses to swallow their pill, taking unpleasant tasting medications can be a challenge for anyone—but it doesn’t have to be. Flavouring challenges can be resolved through compounding. Our compounding pharmacists can easily create a customized medication that tastes great, helping patients take their medicine on time and without fail—humans and pets alike. Macdonald’s Prescriptions #3 has access to a wide variety of flavour combinations to make bad tasting medicine a thing of the past.
Book your appointment with us today at 604-738-0733.
Do you or your loved ones have trouble remembering to take medications at the proper time of day?
We package medications and supplements in weekly compliance packages to help you live independently and reduce medication errors. There is no extra fee for this valuable prescription service.
Why Use Compliance Packaging?
Medication dosages can be complicated, especially if you are taking several medications, multiple times a day. And with today’s busy lifestyle, even one medication can be tricky to remember. When medications are missed or taken at the wrong time, you could suffer from unwanted symptoms or run the risk of your prescriptions not working at all.
At Macdonald’s Prescription #3, our compliance packaging services will help ensure that you receive the optimal dosing and compliance of all your prescription medications. We will create a compliance pack tailored to your prescription needs, refilling it weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly in consultation with your healthcare professional.
What Are The Benefits Of Compliance Packaging?
Here are some import benefits of compliance packages for patients and/or caregivers:
SAFETY: The patient receives the right medications at the right times. You won’t have to worry about double dosing or missed dosing.
ADHERENCE: It is easy to keep track of when to take your medications, and you can easily see if there were any missed doses.
CONVENIENCE: Organizing your medications on your own will be a thing of the past. Take the guess work out of when to take your medications.
TRAVEL: When you travel, you may not want to take all your medication and supplement bottles, especially now that you have to pay for most luggage. Still, to avoid issues with customs, you need to make sure your pills are not randomly thrown into plastic baggies. Compliance packaging gives you the best of both worlds—compactness and official pharmacy packaging.
Who Are Compliance Packages For?
Compliance packaging is for anyone who wants to ensure they are taking their medications properly, including:
Compliance packages will not only help manage your medication treatment, but can also save lives.
If you would like to learn more about our compliance packaging services, contact one of our pharmacy specialists today!
People may develop venous insufficiency because of hereditary factors, increasing age, or hormonal changes. Others may have primary or secondary lymphedema that needs ongoing care. Compression stockings and garments are amongst the most successful and simplest means of promoting and maintaining healthy venous circulation, as well as controlling edema.
At Macdonald’s Prescriptions #3, we have certified fitters and expert garment fitters with the experience to guide you to choose suitable compression socks or stockings, compression sleeves, and other custom fit garments appropriate for your lifestyle and needs.
What Are Compression Stockings?
Do you have tired, aching legs? Do your ankles swell? Do you have a job that requires you to sit or stand for a long time? Do you travel by airplane? Compression stockings can help ease everyday stress and strain on your legs. They work by applying external pressure to the legs to help pump blood back up to your heart—improving circulation!
Why Wear Compression Stockings?
Wearing compression stockings is vital for the prevention and treatment of a number of common issues, including edema, varicose veins, lymphedema, phlebitis, and other circulatory problems. They are also ideal for everyday people who stand or sit for extended periods of time. Compression stockings are also helpful for physically active individuals wanting to boost circulation during marathons, biking, and other activities.
Compression Garment Specialists
Macdonald’s Prescriptions #3 provides unparalleled compression garments fitting services. Our trained and certified compression stocking fitter will properly measure your legs and choose the stockings that are right for you. We carry all the latest high quality compression stockings and garments, available in wide assortment of colours, shapes, and sizes for both males and females.
Contact our compression garment fitting specialist and book your appointment today!
For many people, a new ostomy can be an intimidating experience whether it is permanent or temporary. Many questions arise on what appliances to use, what to eat and drink, and how it will affect their lifestyle.
Macdonald’s Prescriptions #3 can help you take control of your health with our medication review service. The better informed you are of the medications you’re taking—why, when, and how to take them—the easier it will be for you to have greater ownership of your health and well-being.
Creating a Better Understanding
It is crucial that you understand your prescriptions, including if they are compatible with other over-the-counter medications and supplements you may be taking. Accessible, approachable, and knowledgeable, our pharmacists will help you get a better grasp of all your medications, ensuring they work the way they were designed to.
Offering Face-To-Face Consultations
Our pharmacists offer confidential, one-on-one consultations to thoroughly evaluate the medications you’re taking. We will be able to identify and resolve any drug-related issues you may have, including drug interactions or side effects, and recommend possible changes to your drug therapy if necessary. We will also design a customized care plan to help you reach your health objectives.
Our pharmacists will not only provide valuable information about your prescription medication, but also review over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and natural health products you may also be taking.
Providing Optimal Health Outcomes
Medication reviews are an important tool to provide your best health outcome. Your prescriptions do not need to be dispensed by Macdonald’s Prescriptions #3 to qualify for this service.
For the most comprehensive medication reviews, with the best advice on how to maximize the potential of your medication treatments, Macdonald’s Prescriptions #3 will help you manage your healthcare.
To make an appointment or inquire about the qualification for this free service, contact us today!
Vaccinations are one of the most effective options to protect you and the ones you care about from disease, as well as help prevent the spread of illness to people around you. At Macdonald’s Prescriptions #3, we understand that finding the time to see your health care provider can be challenging. That is why we offer a variety of vaccinations, plus the convenience of a walk-in service. Our team of pharmacists can administer vaccinations for adolescents, adults, seniors, and children, discreetly in the privacy of our consultation room.
Here are some of the important vaccines we provide:
To make an appointment, contact us today!
Our pharmacy provides free prescription delivery within the boundaries of Vancouver City. As well, other items and prescriptions may be mailed or couriered to anywhere in Canada for a fee.
Turn a hazardous bathroom into a safe and easy space
When it comes to slips and falls, the bathroom is one the most hazardous areas in the home. Help prevent the risk of injury with our bathroom safety products.
The bathroom safety products you can count on
At Macdonald’s Prescriptions #3, we understand the importance of safety in and around the bath. That’s why we offer high quality and reliable supplies for your complete bathroom safety. Our top-of-the-line products make your bathroom easily accessible and provide you with the maneuverability and independence you deserve.