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Cardiohealth Clinic Cavan

Cardiohealth (NI) launches cardiovascular screening clinics in McCrystal’s Pharmacy. Most people understand the benefits of having a regular dental check or eye test! So why not get tested to find out how healthy your arteries are? Statistics indicate that over 60% of those that have a heart attack have normal brachial (arm) blood pressure and normal cholesterol. These tests don’t really reveal if there is any damage to the arteries or not. So how do you know if you have a problem? Often

Lets Get Checked – STI Testing

LetsGetChecked is the convenient STI test you can trust for peace of mind. It provides customers with accurate laboratory testing without the need to visit a clinic. LetsGetChecked is now available to buy in McCrystal’s Pharmacy in Cootehill and Virginia. In order to purchase it, you will be required to have a private consultation with the pharmacist in the consultation suite to assess which test is best suited to your needs.Three different tests are available as outlined below: Simple 2Accurate and confidential test

Weight Management Services

McCrystal’s Pharmacy stock a wide range of weight management products Welcome to the new YOU! Losing weight with Nupo is effective, simple, fast and safe. It’s the perfect choice: – quick results and no side effects which are scientifically documented over 20 years – you can use the Nupo products as a single meal replacement during the day – lose weight without giving up the good things in life All of Nupo’s produts contain the necessary nutrients, protein, fibre and vitamins, to give you a feeling of

Blister Packed Medicines

If you, or someone you know, is finding it difficult to remember if they have taken, or when to take their tablets, we can help. We can put your tablets into sealed weekly blister trays, organised by the day of the week and the time of day. You then simply pop the tablets out of the blister according to the day/time.This service is particularly suited to patients are on a large number of tablets.Please ask us in store if you feel

Prescription Services

At McCrystal’s Pharmacy we dispense prescriptions on the following range of schemes: General Medical Services (Medical Card): We dispense on this scheme to all those with medical cards. Doctors may write a once off prescription or a three month prescription. Once off medical card prescription forms are green and comprise of two sheets in total and three month forms are white and comprise of six sheets in total. All remaining sheets of the three month prescription must be brought to the pharmacy

Health Screening

Please enquire in store about making an appointment for the various tests. The tests are explained in greater detail below: Cholesterol Test Cholesterol is a hard, waxy substance and is one of the main fats found in the blood. The two main types are the harmful LDL (low-density lipoprotein) Cholesterol and the beneficial HDL (high-density lipoprotein) Cholesterol. A certain amount of Cholesterol is vital for the normal functioning of the body but high Cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke.

Emergency Contraception

Morning After Pill (Emergency Contraception) Emergency contraception (ECP) is available in Ireland without a prescription. Medical Card holders can get it free of charge from the pharmacy without having to see a doctor. If you do not have a medical card a fee will apply. There are currently 2 versions of the ECP available without prescription. Prevenelle/Norlevo (contains progesterone) and Ellaone (ulipristol). Prevenelle/Norlevo must be taken within 72 hours (3 days) of sex to be effective, Ellaone must be taken within 120 hours (5 days). Both are

Flu Vaccine Service

Flu Vaccine Service One of our trained pharmacists will provide this service in our consultation room. In the winter season 2020/21, the vaccine is available in two forms: • by injection (please contact us to find out if you entitled to a free vaccination or if a fee shall apply) • by nasal spray for children aged 2-12 (free service) For further information see https://www.hse.ie/flu To book your vaccination appointment: Browne’s Pharmacy https://www.careplus.ie/book-flu-vaccine Virginia McCrystals Pharmacy mccrystalspharmacy@staywell.ie McCrystals Cootehill: