Across the country pharmacists including the pharmacist at Aubrey Pharmacy is leveraging their relationship with patients to provide quality care through med sync (medication synchronization) programs. Med sync also allows you to work with our pharmacist to help ensure you are sticking to your medication regimen. This once a month appointment day also helps to increase the dialog between the … [Read more...] about What Is Medication Synchronization?
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Strep throat is an infection most commonly caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria. The bacteria are spread through contact with droplets after an infected person coughs or sneezes. If you touch your mouth, nose or eyes after touching something that has these droplets on it, you may become ill. Strep throat is more common in children and teens than in adults. The most common symptoms … [Read more...] about Is It Strep Throat? Only A Test Can Tell For Sure
Are generic drugs as effective as brand-name drugs is one of the most common questions people ask Aubrey Pharmacy. Whether your medications are covered by insurance or not, it can save you money if generic drugs are used when appropriate for your individual health condition, but are they safe and as effective as name brand drugs? According to the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) generic … [Read more...] about Are Generic Drugs As Effective As Brand-Name Drugs?
It’s that time of the year; the time to visit Aubrey Pharmacy for your annual flu shot. Although the vaccine may not be perfect and it doesn’t offer a 100% guarantee that you won’t get influenza, skipping out on your annual flu vaccine is far worse than getting the vaccine. In case you need a little convincing, here are several reasons why you should get vaccinated. Skipping the Flu Shot May be … [Read more...] about Why Do I Need A Flu Shot?
Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful skin rash that develops on one side of the face or body. It can also cause damage to hearing or vision. The shingles vaccination reduces the risk of developing shingles and the long-term pain that can follow. Your risk of shingles increases as you age. The shingles vaccine is recommended for people age 60 and older, according to the U>S. Department of … [Read more...] about Vaccine Update — Is It Time For The Shingles Vaccines?
Our professionals at Aubrey Pharmacy are frequently asked about probiotics. With so much about this subject being in the news and probiotic manufacturers heavily promoting their products, the result is often confusion on the consumers’ part. Probiotics are microorganisms that offer health benefits to intestinal function and digestion. Probiotics are believed to play a vital role in balancing … [Read more...] about The Facts and Benefits of Probiotics
We at Aubrey Pharmacy are frequently asked if it is necessary for adults to get vaccinated, or revaccinated, for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough). Many times, our customers are not even sure if they were ever vaccinated for these diseases as they no longer have access to their medical records. It is essential that everyone is protected from these painful and dangerous … [Read more...] about Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis Vaccines…. Do Adults Need them?
In today’s hurried world, keeping up with prescription refills is a challenge to just about anyone. Do you run out of your medicine? Do you forget or don’t have time to call in a refill? Are you waiting on your doctor to authorize a refill? Are you running to the pharmacy several times each month to pick up refills for different medications? Odds are, you can answer “yes” to at least one of these … [Read more...] about Aubrey Pharmacy’s Sync RX Saves You Time, Money and Hassles