Stuart Ellis Pharmacy

Medication Review

Our MedsCheck™ program is offered free of charge to those who qualify.

Are you:

  • A resident of Ontario with a valid Health Card?
  • Currently taking 3 or more chronic prescription medications?

If so, you qualify!

How long will this take?

  • The consultation should take 20-30 minutes

What should I bring to my appointment?

  • A list of your current medications including over the counter medications, vitamins, supplements and herbal remedies
  • Your pill bottles and pill boxes
  • A list of allergies and medicines that have caused you to have a reaction
  • A list of results from any home testing you do such as for your blood sugar or blood pressure

What can I expect from this appointment?

  • This service will help you to better understand your medications and how to take them. You may ask questions or discuss any concerns you have about your prescriptions!
  • You will gain knowledge in how to use diet, exercise, and medications to best manage your blood sugar
  • You will also receive an accurate and complete MedsCheck Personal Medication Record to bring with you to your next hospital or physician visit.

What education is involved?

  • A consultation with a pharmacist to review your current medications
  • Ongoing blood glucose monitor consultations for most effective usage
  • Diabetes disease education including management of emergencies (hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia), foot care, eye care, and disease progression