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Countdown Pharmacy Claudelands

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9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

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This practice is not currently providing COVID-19 testing. Please refer to a list of other testing services available.

Description

Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.

Pharmacists ensure that prescriptions are dispensed correctly and that the medicine and dose is appropriate for you, so that you receive the maximum benefits from your medicines. Your pharmacist will help you understand what your medicines are prescribed for, how to take them, possible side effects and how to store them.

All advice and treatment is conducted in a professional and confidential manner and most services are provided free of charge and do not generally require an appointment.

For safe disposal, please return any expired or unwanted medicines, or needles/lancets and syringes to your pharmacy. There is no charge for this service.

Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions.

Dispensary Manager

Jie Wang

Hours

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat – Sun9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..

Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Punjabi

Services Provided

Free after hours prescriptions for under 14s

We are able to fill your under-14 year old's prescription for free (if the medication is fully funded) both within normal working hours and after hours.

Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)

Your pharmacists are trained to assess whether the ECP is appropriate for you. This is done in a confidential manner. The ECP works best if taken as soon as possible…

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Smoking cessation

Pharmacy staff are trained to provide a service to help people to stop smoking. This service includes advice and providing quit smoking support aids e.g. nicotine gum.

We provide FREE…

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Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for people 65 years and older and for pregnant women, for everyone else there…

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Vaccines

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine

Immunisation is one of the most effective medical interventions to prevent infections and has led to the decline of many serious, potentially lethal, diseases. There may be a charge for…

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Medicine & needles disposal service

Unwanted medicines are often dumped into the toilet, tipped down the sink or put out with the garbage, which starts a journey that can seriously harm the environment. Please return…

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Long-term conditions (LTC) service

This service is designed for people with long-term illnesses who may need support with their medicines. An assessment is used to identify the things that affect their ability to take…

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Sildenafil dispensing for erectile dysfunction

This pharmacy has specially trained pharmacists who are able to prescribe sildenafil for erectile dysfunction in men aged 35 – 70 years who meet specific assessment criteria.

Trimethoprim dispensing

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can supply the antibiotic, trimethoprim, for women aged between 16 and 65 who have an uncomplicated urinary tract infection.

Selected oral contraceptives

Our specially trained pharmacists can supply selected oral contraceptives without a prescription under certain circumstances.

Up to six months’ supply of selected oral contraceptives can be sold to women who…

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WINZ and other reports

If you require reports on your medicines or the cost of your medicines please ask a member of the pharmacy team.

Region

Waikato

Contact Details

160 Peachgrove Road
Hamilton East
Hamilton
Waikato 3216

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Street Address

160 Peachgrove Road
Hamilton East
Hamilton
Waikato 3216

This page was last updated at 1:37PM on January 21, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Countdown Pharmacy Claudelands.