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What you need to know about changes Changes come into effect on March 1, 2018 Applies to all pharmacy owners, both direct and indirect If one of the owners does not pass criminal record check, the College's Application…

Across North America, British Columbia and in your hometown, the flu is getting ready to cause trouble. Missed days of work will increase, hospital admissions for flu-related symptoms will also go up. Fever, coughs and sore throats, aches and pains…

An increasing number of seniors are visiting their community pharmacies. Individuals over 65 make up between 15 per cent and 23 per cent of the population of BC’s Lower Mainland and the number of seniors over 80 continues to rise.

Far from…

The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is advising consumers that Hepatitis A was found in certain freshly prepared foods. The press release is available on the BCCDC website.

As product(s) were distributed province-wide, patients may…

By Dorothy Li, B.Sc. (Pharm.), R.Ph., CSPI, Drug and Poison Information Pharmacist, BC Drug and Poison Information Centre Reviewed by Christopher DeWitt, MD, FACMT

 

Colchicine is approved in Canada for gout (acute and prophylaxis)…