Squamish Pharmacy

Servicing the health and well-being of Squamish

Store Hours


9:00am - 6:00pm


9:00am - 2:00pm



Our Services

Prescription Medications
Compliance Packaging
Vaccines and Immunizations
Prescription Delivery
Medication Reviews
Diabetes Management
Minor Ailments

List of Minor Ailments

Mild cases, topical medications

  • Whiteheads and/or blackheads, or
  • Small red bumps and pimples filled with pus

One or more of the following, unrelated to an infection such as cold or flu:

  • Stuffy or runny nose (usually clear and watery)
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy nose, eyes, and/or throat
  • Small, shallow, painful, recurrent lesions on lining inside the mouth, cheek or on the tongue
  • Lesions usually have red border with white or yellow centre
  • Begins with itching, tingling, or burning sensation at border of lip. A cluster of fluid-filled, painful blisters soon appear (usually within 24 hours), surrounded by redness. Blisters then break, crust over, and usually heal within 7-10 days.
  • Jock itch: Large, round, red patches with bumpy or scaly, well-defined borders, usually on upper inner thigh or groin. May spread to inner leg toward buttocks or toward stomach/abdomen. Commonly itchy, burning
  • Athlete’s foot: Commonly occurs between toes but may occur on other areas of the feet. May be itchy, cracked or scaly, inflamed or blistered skin that burns and/or hurts
  • Ringworm: Small, round, red patch with well-defined bumpy or scaly border that usually occurs on neck, trunk or limbs. May feel itchy or burning
  • Nail infection: May occur in fingernails or toenails. Commonly, thickened, brittle nails starting at tip of nail and spreading to the whole nail with yellow/white or orange/brown-coloured vertical streaks. May have pain or discomfort
  • Symptoms include pain, tightness and pressure on both sides of head and across forehead of mild to moderate intensity with no nausea or vomiting.

  • Burping, stomach acid rising from stomach into mouth
  • Burning feeling in the stomach or lower chest rising to the neck
  • Itching, burning, swelling (with or without pain), or presence of a lump around the anus/rectum, and/or
  • Bright red blood during or after a bowel movement (may be light spotting on toilet paper or drops of blood in toilet bowl)
  • Small bumps or blisters that may be painful, itchy and/or swollen
  • May feel like a sharp burning pain or stinging
  • Small blisters on skin that ooze fluid, then dry to form yellow-brown crust
  • Usually appears around nose and mouth
  • May itch, but usually not painful
  • Pain and cramps in the lower abdomen (belly), and/or
  • Pain in the lower back that starts a few hours before a period
  • Pharmacists can start you on nicotine patches, lozenges or gum.
  • They can also prescribe the oral medications varenicline or bupropion.
  • Red eye(s) plus discharge that is watery and mucus-like, or that is thick and white, yellow or green, and/or
  • Scratchy, burning, itching or the feeling that something is in the eye
  • Itchy anus and belly pain are common, although some people have no symptoms

Note: Diagnosis usually involves visual inspection of worms or using adhesive to trap eggs for examination.

  • Painful, blistering rash on one side of face or body, and
  • Pain, burning, tingling or numbness around affected area 1-5 days before rash appears

Includes diaper rash and seborrheic, contact, allergic, and atopic dermatitis. Symptoms may include one or more of the following:

  • Dry, red and itchy skin
  • Cracked and oozing blisters
  • Scaly and patchy skin
  • Pain, swelling or tenderness (mild to medium severity)
  • Redness or bruising
  • Limited range of motion with muscle weakness
  • Injury associated with overworking or straining
  • White or cream-white spots/patches on lips, inside mouth, on tongue and/or roof of mouth
  • Cottage cheese–like appearance
  • Patches can be scraped off
  • May experience dry mouth and/or loss of taste

Common symptoms include heartburn, nausea, bloating, stomach discomfort, feeling full soon after eating, burping up food, stomach acid or gas.

Symptoms typically include:

  • Frequent urination, pain while urinating, and difficulty holding in urine
  • Cloudy or foul-smelling urine

If you are pregnant or male, please visit a doctor or nurse practitioner.

  • Vaginal itch, irritation and redness with white, cottage cheese–like discharge
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Top