Saskatchewan community pharmacists can assess and treat some minor ailments. You can visit a pharmacy for an assessment if your symptoms match one of the minor ailments listed below.
  • Athlete’s Foot  
  • Allergic Rhinitis (Seasonal Allergies)
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bladder Infections
  • Canker Sore
  • Cold Sore
  • COVID-19
  • Diaper Rash
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Fungal Toenail Infections
  • GERD – Acid Reflux, Heartburn
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hormonal Contraception
  • Impetigo and Folliculitis
  • Influenza
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Jock Itch
  • Lyme Disease Prevention
  • Mild Acne
  • Morning Sickness During Pregnancy
  • Muscle Strains and Sprains
  • Oral Thrush
  • Painful Menstruation
  • Pink Eye - Viral, Bacterial, and Allergic
  • Quitting Nicotine 
  • Ringworm
  • Recurrent Genital Herpes
  • Shingles

After the assessment, a pharmacist may recommend a treatment or prescribe a drug. A pharmacist may also refer you to a doctor or nurse practitioner.

Still have questions? Contact us at medSask to get advice from a pharmacist.

  • 1-800-665-3784 (Saskatchewan)
  • 306-966-6378 (Saskatoon)

For more information about how pharmacists can help, see the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals webpage.