Managing Minor Ailments

Boggio Pharmacy Minor Ailments Support

Life gets busy, and because of that accessing timely medical care for minor ailments can be a challenge. Long waits at clinics or urgent care centres can be daunting, especially when you are seeking relief for uncomfortable but non-urgent symptoms. Boggio Family of Pharmacies offers a promising solution by empowering pharmacists to assess, treat, and prescribe medications for various minor ailments, making healthcare more accessible and convenient for the community.

What are Minor Ailments?

Minor ailments are common health issues that can be annoying and disruptive but are not life-threatening. These conditions can be effectively managed with the right advice and treatment, often without the need for a doctor’s visit. Boggio Family of Pharmacies addresses a wide range of these conditions through their knowledgeable pharmacists, who provide expert advice, medication recommendations, and even prescriptions when necessary.

Services Offered

At Boggio Family of Pharmacies, pharmacists are equipped to handle a variety of minor ailments. This service not only saves time but also alleviates the strain on more extensive medical facilities, ensuring that they can focus on more critical cases. Here’s a look at the ailments that can be managed as of October 1st, 2023:

  1. Acne
  2. Allergic rhinitis
  3. Aphthous Ulcers (canker sores)
  4. Candidal stomatitis (oral thrush)
  5. Conjunctivitis (bacterial, allergic and viral)
  6. Dermatitis (atopic, eczema, allergic and contact)
  7. Diaper dermatitis
  8. Dysmenorrhea
  9. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  10. Hemorrhoids
  11. Herpes labialis (cold sores)
  12. Impetigo
  13. Insect bites and urticaria (hives)
  14. Tick bites, post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent Lyme disease
  15. Musculoskeletal sprains and strains
  16. Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy
  17. Pinworms and threadworms
  18. Urinary tract infections (uncomplicated)
  19. Vulvovaginal candidiasis (yeast infection)

Each of these conditions can be uncomfortable and disruptive, but with the right intervention, they can be managed swiftly, allowing patients to return to their daily activities with minimal disruption.

How It Works

Patients experiencing any of the above symptoms can visit Boggio Family of Pharmacies to speak directly with a pharmacist. The process is simple:

  • Assessment: The pharmacist conducts a thorough assessment to understand the symptoms and their severity.
  • Treatment: Based on the assessment, the pharmacist will provide advice, over-the-counter medications, or a prescription if required.
  • Referral: In cases where a more in-depth examination or prescription therapy is necessary, the pharmacist will refer the patient to a suitable healthcare provider.

Benefits of Pharmacy-Based Minor Ailment Services

  • Convenience: Skip the line at urgent care and access immediate consultation at your local pharmacy.
  • Efficiency: Get quick relief for minor ailments, allowing you to get back to your life without lengthy disruptions.
  • Expert Care: Boggio pharmacists are well-trained to manage these conditions, ensuring you receive professional and accurate healthcare advice.
  • Community-Based Healthcare: By providing care within the community, Boggio Family of Pharmacies enhances the accessibility of healthcare services, making it easier for everyone to receive the care they need when they need it.


Boggio Family of Pharmacies is dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible healthcare solutions right in your community. By offering assessment and treatment for minor ailments, Boggio pharmacists play an integral role in the healthcare system, delivering convenient, timely, and professional care. For minor health issues, consider consulting with the pharmacists at Boggio Family of Pharmacies – your first step towards feeling better.

Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog is for educational purposes only and should not be considered as medical advice. Consult with a healthcare professional for personalized health recommendations.