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Canadian Pharmacists Association
Canadian Pharmacists Association

Minor/Common Ailments

Minor Common ailments icon

Minor, or common, ailments refers to conditions that can initially be managed with non-prescription therapy, such as allergies or skin irritations. All pharmacists can assess minor aliments symptoms and recommend self-care or over-the-counter treatments. Pharmacists in many provinces can also prescribe medications for certain minor ailments. Our resources will help pharmacists assess, recommend and (where authorized) prescribe appropriate therapy for a number of minor ailments.

Outcomes of Pharmacist Prescribing for Patients with UTIs (June 5, 2018)
Conference Session Recording

Non-Prescription Treatment of Gastroesopheal Reflux Disease (GERD): How Effective Are the Options?* (June 21, 2019)
Webinar Recording

GERD: Optimizing Patient Treatment Using Nonprescription Medication
Practice Tool

Nonprescription Therapies for Fever and Pain Management in Children* (November 28, 2018)
Webinar Recording

*CPhA associates only