Ask Our Pharmacist

Do you have a question about a trending health topic or medication that you’ve heard about on social media? Perhaps you would like to learn more about a diagnosed health condition, Health Canada recall, or advice for leading a healthier lifestyle?

ASEBP’s lead pharmacist answers your healthy lifestyle questions. Click on a topic or use the search to browse through the archive. Questions are periodically chosen throughout the school year and shared on ASEBP social media.
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I love to spend time outside during the summer but am worried about skin cancer. What is the best type of sunscreen and how much SPF do I really need?
Get the facts about Wegovy, how fast it works, who should (and should not) use it, and whether it is covered by your ASEBP benefits.
What can I do to relieve my seasonal allergies?
I've had several urinary tract infections (UTIs) over the last year. How can I prevent UTIs and does cranberry juice actually work?
I have been taking statins for a while now. I have noticed that some days my muscles ache so bad that I have a hard time getting out of bed. Are statins safe to take?
I am concerned about all the medications I am using and have a hard time remembering to take all my pills and supplements. Is it possible to use less medications to stay healthy?
I am 50 years old, and my pharmacist has suggested getting the shingles vaccine. Is it covered by my ASEBP benefits?
I was recently diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as an adult. What are some of the common treatment options and what should I do if the effectiveness of my medication wanes over time?
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