Pharmacy Plus PEI Common Ailments

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Pharmacists can help Island residents get the care they need in their neighbourhood.

Island pharmacists can assess and prescribe for the below list of common ailments:

  • nasal allergies (i.e. hay fever)
  • calluses or corns
  • allergic skin rash
  • cough
  • dandruff
  • pre-menstrual and menstrual pain
  • indigestion
  • emergency contraception
  • fungal skin infections
  • heartburn (GERD)
  • hemorrhoids
  • cold sores (oral)
  • acne (mild)
  • headache (mild)
  • eczema (mild to moderate)
  • hives, bug bites and stings (mild)
  • joint pain (minor)
  • muscle pain (minor)
  • sleep disorders (minor)
  • nasal congestion
  • nausea
  • nicotine dependence (smoking cessation)
  • diarrhea (non-infectious)
  • thrush (oral fungal infection)
  • canker sores
  • sore throat
  • threadworms or pinworms
  • urinary tract infection (uncomplicated)*
  • yeast infection (vaginal)
  • warts (excluding facial and genital warts)
  • dry eyes

*For women at least 19 years of age only.

Participating Pharmacies

Contact your local pharmacy today, to schedule these services in advance.

View the full list of participating pharmacies.

Questions about Pharmacy Plus PEI

Check out the FAQ for answers to common questions about the Pharmacy Plus PEI program.

Published date: 
October 13, 2022
Health and Wellness

General Inquiries

Department of Health and Wellness
4th Floor North, Shaw Building
105 Rochford Street
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6414
Fax: 902-368-4121

DeptHW@gov.pe.ca