the pharmacy

Meeting all of your pharmacy needs while keeping health & well-being (for you and the planet) front of mind.

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Full Service Community & Compounding Pharmacy

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The Pharmacy

Teasdale Apothecary Co. is an independently owned full-service community and compounding pharmacy in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, with the charm of a vintage apothecary.

Our small but mighty pharmacy team is committed to offering you exemplary, personalized service. We are intently focused on patient-centred care, and giving you the information you need to take an empowered approach to managing your health and wellness.

 

Our Services

Teasdale Apothecary Co. is a full-service community and compounding pharmacy. What does that mean? It means we offer all of the same services you’d find at any other pharmacy, and our special on-site lab gives us the ability to create customized medications to meet a wider range of health needs.  

Our pharmacy team can:

  • Fill your prescriptions

  • Assess and prescribe for minor ailments, such as shingles/herpes zoster, UTIs, and bladder infections

  • Assess your needs and prescribe birth control

  • Issue emergency prescriptions  

  • Administer injections and immunizations (including for COVID-19)

  • Provide basic and advanced medication reviews

  • Consult on women’s health, smoking cessation, and chronic disease management (such as diabetes, cardiovascular, asthma/COPD)

  • Test your blood glucose and blood pressure

  • Test for strep throat

  • Provide Naloxone

  • Provide Methadone/Suboxone services

  • Provide compliance packaging

  • Offer you pain management, hormone replacement therapy and dermatology solutions

  • Compound medications in our (non-sterile) on-site lab

  • Offer specialty compounding services, such as for veterinary medication

  • Do so much more! Ask us about your health needs and how we can help.

 

Prescriptions

Our pharmacy team fills all types of prescriptions. We prioritize offering you thorough, personalized care, while making your pharmacy experience as convenient as possible. This includes an automatic refill service, refill reminders, in-town deliveries, an on-line refill service. 

We direct bill all major insurance companies, and our dispensing fee is on par with most major chain pharmacies. Your prescriptions will cost you the same amount and come with personalized, exemplary service.

 

Reusable Glass Vial Program

As part of our commitment to waste reduction, Teasdale Apothecary Co. is proud to offer all of our customers the option to have your prescriptions filled in reusable glass vials instead of single-use plastic. Click here to learn more about how the program works and find out how you can get started.  

 

Compounding

Compounding is the art and science of creating custom medications from raw materials. It allows for the creation of specific dosages or alternative formats for patients (including pets!) with specific needs. It is commonly used in sports medicine, dermatology, veterinary medicine, and hormone treatments, just to name a few. 

 

If you are a medical professional, please get in touch with inquiries about our compounding services.

 

Delivery

We provide free prescription deliveries within Antigonish town limits. Let pharmacy staff know if you require a delivery. Please note, someone must be available to receive the prescription upon delivery.  

 

Genrus United

Teasdale Apothecary Co. is proud to be a Genrus United pharmacy partner, a membership-based program that helps those who pay cash for prescriptions save 30-50% on more than 150 everyday generic medications. This includes some of the most prescribed medications for mental health, birth control, impotence, and chronic conditions like high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, ulcers, reflux, and asthma.

 

Genrus United membership is open to anyone regardless of age, health history, employment status, or existing coverage. To learn more, visit the Genrus United website.

 

Our Products

We carry a wide range of over-the-counter products to meet all of your health needs. For example, this includes products for:

  • Pain management

  • Digestion

  • Eye care

  • First aid

  • Vitamins and supplements

  • Sexual health and family planning

  • Compression stockings

  • And so much more! Visit us to see what we have in-store.