Bridgewater's favorite pharmacy.
Bridgewater Guardian Pharmacy is conveniently located in the Medical Arts Building in Bridgewater, NS – right beside the hospital. We are a locally owned and operated community pharmacy that offers prescription and over-the-counter medications. We pride ourselves on delivering the best customer service experience, and we live true to our name of being your Friendly, Neighbourhood Pharmacy.
When Pam opened this Pharmacy in 2011, her goal was to increase the availability of Pharmacist services in our community. We are proud to be able to provide a full menu of Pharmacist services that range from Prescription Refills to prescribing for many common ailments to injections and immunizations. We invite you to explore the services offered here:
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Blood Pressure Testing
Compliance Packing of Medication
As Bridgewater's newest pharmacy, Pam Kennedy and her team have been delivering pharmacy services to our community for more than 10 years. We are conveniently located in the Medical Arts Building directly beside the hospital.
Renewals of most prescription medications for up to 1 year after assessment by a Pharmacist
We can assess & prescribe for the following:
•Bladder Infections in Women
•Lyme Disease Prevention After Tick Bite
•Antiviral Treatment of Shingles
Immunization, Vaccines, & Other Injections
•Injection of many vaccines, including COVID-19, flu, meningitis, pneumonia, shingles, Gardasil for HPV
•Prescribing and injection of travel vaccines, including Hepatitis A & B, and typhoid
•Vitamin B12, Depo-Provera
Minor Ailments Assessment & Prescribing
There are several common ailments that Pharmacists have the knowledge to assess & treat. The full list of ailments that Pharmacists are able to prescribe for, include:
•Minor Muscle & Joint Pain, Mild Headaches, Menstrual Cramps
•Fungal Skin Infections like Athletes Foot, Year Infections
•Oral Thrush, Oral Ulcers
•Threadworms and Pinworms
•Skin Conditions Due to Allergic Reactions
•Calluses & Corns
•Milk Bites, Stings, & Hives
•Minor Sleep Disorders
•Nausea & Non-Infectious Diarrhea
The Bloom Program for Mental Health Support
Accessible mental health support and navigation through pharmacy to help Nova Scotians living with mental illness & substance use disorders in support of improved health & wellbeing.
One-on-one appointments with our Pharmacist to discuss your medical conditions, medications, lab tests and questions or concerns you have. Receive a detailed medication list with the purpose of each drug and how to use it. We work with you and your healthcare provider to find solutions to medication concerns.
Opioid-agonist Maintenance Treatment (OAMT) refers to the use of methadone or buprenorphine to assist patients in overcoming opioid dependency. Combined with counselling and other supports, OAMT is regarded as the gold standard in opioid-dependence treatment.
Why leave the comfort of your home? We now offer virtual appointments to help facilitate an easier and quicker experience for those with time or travel restrictions.
|Service||Fee||Covered by MSI (with NS Healthcard)||Private Insurance Plan (eg. Blue Cross)|
|Prescription Refill (up to 1 year supply)**|
|3 or Less||$12||Yes||*|
|4 or More||$20||Yes||*|
|Assessment & Prescribing:|
|Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections in Women||$20||Yes||*|
|Antiviral Treatment of Shingles||$20||Yes||*|
|Lyme Disease Prevention Following Tick Bite||$20||Yes||*|
|Immunizations & Injections|
|Assessment & Prescribing||$25||No||*|
|Injections/Immunizations e.g. Shingles, Hepatitis A/B, Meningitis, Pneumonia, Vitamin B12, Depo-Provera||$15||No||*|
|Flu & Covid Vaccination||$0||Yes||*|
|Common Ailment Assessment & Prescribing|
|Examples: Cold Sores, Smoking Cessation, Seasonal Allergies, Eczema, Acne, Thrush. Many others available - ask for details.||$23||No||*|
|The Bloom Program Mental Health Support|
|Funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness||$0||Yes||N/A|
|Basic Review (~30 Minutes)||$52||Yes***||*|
|Advanced Review (~1.5 Hours)||$150||Yes***||*|
|*May be covered by some private group insurance plans. Check with your provider.|
|**Call or ask in-store for details.|
|***Only if enrolled in Seniors Pharmacare|
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Call (902) 530-3501
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Medical Arts Building
(Directly beside South Shore Regional Hospital)
42 Glen Allan Dr #103
Bridgewater, NS B4V 3N2
Call (902) 530-3501
Fax (902) 530-3503