Department of Family and Community Medicine and St. Michael’s Academic Family Health Team
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Do you have questions about your medicines?
Our pharmacists are here to help. We can check your prescriptions and teach you the best and safest ways to take your medicines.
Our team includes three primary care pharmacists and one HIV pharmacist.
What services do you offer?
We can check your medicines
- Our pharmacists can meet with you to review all of your medicines. They will check that what you are taking is safe and is the best treatment for your medical conditions. They will talk to you about your prescription medications, non-prescription medications, natural supplements and vitamins. They will also talk about your inhalers, creams and drops.
- The pharmacist may review your medical chart and talk to your doctor or nurse about the best treatment for you.
We can help you understand your medicines
- Our pharmacists can answer your questions about your medicines. They can help you to understand more about your medicines.
- Our pharmacists can teach you about side effects and how drugs interact with other drugs. They can also tell you the best way to take your medicines.
What should I bring to the appointment?
- All your prescription and non-prescription medicines. This includes any creams, inhalers and eye drops
- All your natural supplements and vitamins
- Any medicines that you use once in a while, such as sleeping pills
If you cannot bring in the prescription bottles, please bring in a list of all your medicines and how you take them
How to make an appointment
Anyone at the clinic can make a referral. You can also make an appointment by talking to a staff member at the front desk or calling our central phone line at 416-867-7426.