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NSAIDs - How to choose?

Ibuprofen is the most commonly used anti-inflammatory.NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) are a type of pain relief medication that are used for pain from muscle injuries, gout, arthritis,  headache, dental pain and period pain. NSAIDs are also used to reduce fever.Find out more about which NSAID is right for you....

January 23, 2023

Treating Worms in Children

Worms are a type of parasite. Also known threadworms, which are the most common type of worms in children.Threadworms won’t hurt your child, and you can treat them easily. They do spread easily between people and the best way to prevent them is through proper hand washing and hygiene.Find out more about the signs, symptoms and treatment options of worms in kids. ...

January 23, 2023

Dehydration: Be Prepared

Dehydration can happen to anyone, anywhere and anytime, with children and the elderly most at risk!  It can happen due to heavy sweating, illness, occasional hangovers from one too many, heat, exercise, travelling overseas, vomiting and diarrhoea. Learn more about the signs of dehydration....

January 23, 2023

Which Pain Reliever is Best?

The choice of pain relief medication can depend on many things, such as the type, severity and cause of your pain, other medications you may already be taking, any allergies you may have and other conditions you may have.Treatments for common pain such as headaches, sinus pain or muscle injuries usually only need to be given for a short time while the injury is healing. Paracetamol are the most commonly used pain relievers and they can be purchased from pharmacies without a prescription.Par...

January 23, 2023

Creating Healthy Habits

Habits are actions we take almost without thinking. They’re automatically programmed into a sequence of events, times of the day or situations we find ourselves in.You will have already established a number of habits, such as washing your hands after going to the bathroom, checking both ways before we cross the street, and brushing your teeth before bed.A new healthy habit may be to go to the gym, get up and walk every hour, ditch refined sugars, or choose to eat a more balanced diet.The goal ...

January 17, 2023

Relief for Red Irritated Eyes

When you work too hard or play too hard, the surface of your eyes can sometimes become red and irritated causing the blood vessels in the eyes to swell, making theeyes look red. Clear Eyes™ can provide relief for your red irritated eyes....

December 12, 2022

Has Summer got you Sneezing?

Hayfever and allergic reactions cause the body to release a compound called Histamine. These Histamines create the common hayfever symptoms of runny nose, watery eyes, itchy skin and sneezing.Levrix works to block your body’s Histamine receptors and stop allergy symptoms.The active ingredient in Levrix is called Levocetirizine. It works fast to block Histamine receptors directly at the site where they are needed, giving you targeted strong relief from allergy symptoms for 24 hours....

December 12, 2022

Don't let the bugs ruin your summer fun!

It's the holidays and we're spending more time outdoors. This means we're exposed to the more annoying and painful aspects of summer — insect bites and stings.Insect repellents can help prevent bites. When applying repellent, make sure to cover ALL areas of exposed skin, including all those hard to reach areas like the backs of legs, knees, ankles and feet.Learn more about how to prevent bites and stings....

December 12, 2022

Be Safe - Be SunSmart

New Zealand sunlight can have high levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.  UV radiation can cause skin and eye damage. You can protect yourself and your children by being SunSmart.Learn how to keep safe while still living life in the sun....

December 12, 2022

Stay Safe & Keep Healthy this Summer

Summertime is well and truly upon us, which means warmer weather, longer days, and more opportunities to get outside and enjoy all that nature offers. But make sure you know what to do to look after yourself and stay safe while you have fun in the sun. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your summer while staying safe and healthy: *Be SunSmart: Keep your skin protected from the sun. Remember the golden rule - slip, slop, slap & wrap.*Don't let the bugs ruin your summer fun. Prot...

December 12, 2022

Stay Healthy These Holidays

Staying healthy over December is important and we can help you if you’re busy or stressed, or just wanting to stay well. Read on to see this month’s featured products. You can click through to our website for more helpful advice or pop in and talk to our friendly, professional team....

December 12, 2022

Hayfever isn't limited to Spring.

Hayfever isn’t limited to spring. Just like colds and flu aren’t limited to winter. Treat the symptoms not the season with Maxiclear Cold & Nasal Relief, Hayfever & Sinus Relief. Non-drowsy antihistamine for hayfever + Effective decongestant for blocked and runny nose....

December 12, 2022

What is mild anxiety, and how can RESCUE Remedy® help?

Mild anxiety refers to symptoms like irritation and nervousness related to anxiety that, while challenging, you can typically manage without a majorly negative impact on your lifestyle. RESCUE Remedy® can help calm the symptoms of mild anxiety by restoring your body’s natural balance with a blend of flower essences. If you’re experiencing severe anxiety that is impacting your lifestyle or you’re feeling debilitated by stress, speak to your doctor about further coping strategies that you c...

December 12, 2022

Need a little support during this stressful time of year?

GO Stress Remedy supports mental clarity for those under stress. The 1-A-Day VegeCapsule supports good mood, relaxation, and helps to calm over-stimulation caused by stress, while also supporting mental clarity and focus without drowsiness. L-Theanine supports healthy levels of the brain’s natural calming agents for that relaxed feeling of good mood and wellbeing. Can be useful during times of extra stress or feelings of panic such as flying, interviews, exams, public speaking.  ...

December 12, 2022

Breath Easy this Spring.

A buildup of mucus and phlegm in your chest, irritated airways and fatigue can linger long after the typical winter ills and chills.  With the allergy season now in full bloom, it's important to keep your airways clear and healthy. Pollens and other airborne irritants and illnesses can affect healthy breathing and your energy levels....

December 12, 2022

Which Pain Reliever is Best?

The choice of pain relief medication can depend on many things, such as the type, severity and cause of your pain, other medications you may already be taking, any allergies and other conditions you may have. Talk to us about which pain relief medication is right for you, we are here to ensure you get the best option for your pain treatment....

December 12, 2022

Could you be allergic to spring?

It's that time of the year, and you are ready for all the fun that warmer weather brings - picnics at the beach, weekend adventures, BBQ's....  BUT... It's Spring, and with the changing of seasons comes runny noses, those dreaded sneezes...and for some swollen, runny, red, and itchy eyes too! While there is no 'cure', there are certain steps you can take to lessen the effects of hayfever & allergies and get some relief....

December 12, 2022

Take Care of Your Health

At this busy time of the year as we adjust to the change of seasons you can trust your local pharmacy to help take care of your health! Talk to us for personalised advice for you and your family on these important health needs: Coughs: We all know how distressing it can be when a cough just won't go away.  There have been a lot of changes to cough medicines formulas that you can buy for different age groups and different types of coughs.  Talk to our knowledgable staff for the bes...

December 12, 2022

BLOSSOMS, WARMER WEATHER AND HAYFEVER!

The arrival of spring brings blossoms and warmer weather - but it's not all sunshine and sunflowers.  If you're part of the 20% of New Zealanders affected, you'll know all too well that spring is the season when hayfever is the hardest.  Part of effectively managing your hayfever is having a good grasp on what it is, how it's caused and some of the things you can do to avoid hayfever triggers....

October 6, 2022

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CHILD'S SKIN

When kids are outdoors, it's important to protect their skin from too much exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays (UV rays), which can lead to skin cancer, skin damage and aging and eye injury....

October 5, 2022

October News

Spring is the perfect time for a fresh start.  As the weather becomes warmer and the days grow longer it's the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors, set some goals and get organised before the impending end of year rush. HERE ARE A FEW IDEAS TO MAKE THE MOST OF SPRING. Get some fresh air:Blow the cobwebs away by getting outside as often as you can.Shop for seasonal food or grow your own fresh produce:It is always a healthy and economical idea to buy fresh food that is in season, or think abo...

October 5, 2022

THE INS AND OUTS OF POOR DIGESTION

Helping your gut function well are billions of friendly bacteria. Different strains affect your body in different ways, and low levels overall have a detrimental effect on the health of your gut - your digestion will not be working at its optimum....

October 4, 2022

CRACKED HEELS: REMEDIES & PREVENTION

A cracked heel is a common foot problem and can occur when the thick skin on the sole of the foot becomes dry and is more prone to cracking. In most cases, it's just a nuisance and unattractive to look at.  But when the cracks or fissures become deep, it can be painful to stand, walk or put any pressure on your heel....

October 3, 2022

September News

As the days are getting longer and the weather gets warmer, we are reminded of what spring is all about for many: hayfever!If you are one of the many people who suffer from seasonal allergies we have lots of tips and health advice to help reduce the signs of hayfever.  Read more here....

September 5, 2022

Boost Your Immunity with Vitamin C

Vitamin C is the biggest selling supplement in New Zealand - and for good reason.Vitamin C has been linked to may impressive health benefits, such as boosting antioxidant levels, reducing blood pressure, reducing heart disease risk, protecting against gout attacks, improving iron absorption, boosting immunity and reducing dementia risk.To find out more about this amazing vitamin head to our advice pages....

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