Ontario pharmacists can now prescribe for 19 minor ailments
Published: Sunday, October 1st, 2023
Post Categories: Public News
Post tags: Minor Ailments

Wholehealth Pharmacy Partners is excited to announce that many of our pharmacy locations across Ontario will now have the ability to prescribe for up to 19 minor ailments!

As of October 1, 2023, Ontario pharmacists are authorized to prescribe medications for 19 minor ailments that include:

  • Acne
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Aphthous Ulcers (canker sores)
  • Candidal stomatitis (oral thrush)
  • Conjunctivitis (bacterial, allergic and viral)
  • Dermatitis (atopic, eczema, allergic and contact)
  • Diaper dermatitis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes labialis (cold sores)
  • Impetigo
  • Insect bites and urticaria (hives)
  • Tick bites, post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent Lyme disease
  • Musculoskeletal sprains and strains
  • Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy
  • Pinworms and threadworms
  • Urinary tract infections (uncomplicated)
  • Vulvovaginal candidiasis (yeast infection)

For more information, please see the official page from the Ontario College of Pharmacists, Minor Ailments – OCPInfo.com.

As always, Wholehealth and our pharmacies are committed to providing leading-edge, timely care to patients in communities across Ontario!