Howick Pharmacy Services

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It is extremely important that you understand the medicines that your doctor prescribes for you. To be sure you have all of the information you need please don't hesitate to ask our pharmacists.

 
 

OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATION

At Main Street Pharmacy Howick we have trained staff to help you understand the fine print. They can explain everything clearly and enable you to make the decision that is just right for you or your family's health.

SUPPORT ON HEALTH ISSUES

Our trained staff will be happy to discuss any concerns you may be having with your health and help point you in the right direction. Sometimes it is good just to have someone else to talk to and discuss your questions with. Here at Mainstreet Pharmacy Howick we pride ourselves on helping you find the correct answers to all of your medical concerns.

ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS

We always supply the latest health and beauty products that go beyond making you feel good, by making you look great! We are always a good place to stop for that last-minute gift. Our pharmacy staff will even wrap it for you free of charge.

 

Specialised Services

Robotic Weekly Medico Pack dispensing
Nutritional Specialist
Flu vaccine
Warfarin Testing

 

Prescriptions filled 7 days a week

  • One of the widest selections of over-the-counter pharmacy medicines
  • Massive selection of natural health products and vitamins
  • Complete range skincare and beauty items
  • Revlon, L'Oreal, Designer Brands, Coral Colours, Thin Lizzy and others
  • Studio-quality passport photos. Online digital files also available
  • Wide range of contact lens products
  • Great selection of gifts.

Medico Packs

Medico Pak is a simple but very effective way of managing your medication and is able to be used by all age groups from young people to the elderly. Medico Pak has been designed to make it easy to remember your daily doses with all of your medications packed in individual blisters for each daily dose.

Long Term Conditions

Designed for people with long-term illnesses who may need support with their medicines. An assessment is used to identify the things that affect your ability to take medication as prescribed. We are able to assist you with managing your medications and can coordinate your medications so that your prescription repeats fall due at the same time, making your medicine management simple. 

warfarin Testing

Warfarin is used by some people as a blood thinning medicine e.g. after a stroke. It is important that blood results are regularly checked. This service involves having a quick test (finger prick) in the pharmacy to work out the correct dose. This saves you a trip to your local laboratory and waiting for your blood test to be processed. Community pharmacy anticoagulant management Service (CPAMS) – INR testing for warfarin patients.

FLU VACCINE

Getting a flu vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and your family against the effects of the flu: headaches, fever and aches and pains. The vaccine can also greatly reduces your risk of serious complications that can develop from the flu.

Flu vaccinations are FREE for New Zealanders who are 65 years or older or are pregnant

Methadone dispensing

This pharmacy works alongside the DHB methadone programme. Pharmacy staff can administer methadone on a daily or a takeaway basis, depending on what has been agreed.