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BC is expanding their pharmacy services in 2023 - what does this mean for you?

November 10, 2022

With staff shortages at an all time high, the Minister of Health announced that BC pharmacies will be given the authority to prescribe minor medications by spring 2023. Expandin...

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What you need to know about flu shots this year

October 13, 2022

Ready to get your flu shot? This year, booking your appointment will be a little bit different. The Government of BC’s ...

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5 things to know for Arthritis Awareness Month this year

September 7, 2022

Arthritis Society Canada estimates that 20% of all Canadians aged 15+ are living with arthritis. September is Arthritis Awarene...

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The internet's most asked questions about ostomy care

August 9, 2022

While it certainly requires a lifestyle adjustment, ostomies are becoming increasingly common medical solutions to a variety of conditions and injuries. With their increased usa...

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3 things to consider when choosing sunscreen

July 26, 2022

How do you pick out your sunscreen? Do you grab your tried and true brand from the shelf and quickly be on your way to the beach? Do you take a look at the prices and choose whi...

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Recipes That Make Following Canada’s New Food Guide Easy as Pie

June 3, 2022

2019 marked a significant change to the longstand...

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It’s Tick Season! What to Do if You Are Bit!

May 16, 2022

 Did you know that British Columbia is home to more than ...

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Why Do Medications Expire?

April 11, 2022

Have you ever gone into your medicine cabinet to take a pill only to realize that it expired a year ago? You wouldn’t be the first! Many of us take expiration da...

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Caring For Your Oral Health This Easter

March 31, 2022

Are you the type of person that patiently awaits the Easter holiday to give in to your sweet tooth cravings? So are we!  We’re not here to tell you not to e...

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Getting coverage for your Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System

March 24, 2022

Managing diabetes takes work. If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, you know first-hand how exhausting it can be to maintain healthy glucose numbers. While ...

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What has changed in the updated Canada’s Food Guide?

February 6, 2020

Reviewed for accuracy as of Feb. 2022 ...

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See Your Pharmacist for These Healthcare Services

November 4, 2019

Have you ever wondered if there was a simpler way of maintaining your medical condition and prescriptions without making an appointment with your doctor? The answer co...

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Vaccinate against influenza with flu shots from Lakeside Pharmacy

October 29, 2019

It’s that time of year again. Flu season. Influenza, otherwise known as the flu, will be making its rounds over the next few months and it is...

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New BC Pharmacy Association campaign encourages British Columbians to "See Your Pharmacist"

September 17, 2019

The BC Pharmacy Association (BCPhA) is launching a new campaign to encourage British Columbians to access all the services offered by pharmacists. From Aug. 20 to Oct....

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Scar treatments in Kelowna using PracaSil-Plus

August 15, 2019

While some people love their scars and find that they add character or act as a positive reminder, many would prefer to be rid of them. Either feeling about the matter...

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Protect your skin this summer: understanding sunscreen

June 3, 2019

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in Canada? In fact, ...

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Frequently asked questions about compounded medications

May 28, 2019

As a compounding pharmacy in Kelowna, we receive plenty of questions about compounded medications — and with good reason! Medicinal compounding is not as commonl...

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Tips for treating allergies in the Okanagan this spring

March 29, 2019

While spring is a beautiful season in Kelowna and a great break from the wintery cold, it can be quite a challenging time for those with allergies. Finding relief day-...

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The benefits of blister packaging for medication

February 8, 2019

Reviewed for accuracy as of Feb 2022 Blister packs ...

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Traveling soon? Travel vaccines available at Lakeside Pharmacy in Kelowna

January 3, 2019

Isn’t travelling great? Soaking up the sun on some white, sandy beach - exploring ruins of an ancient civilization - marvelling at the accomplishments of the mod...

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