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Larson's Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service


8:45 AM to 6:00 PM.


Welcome to Larson’s Pharmacy, a locally owned and operated community pharmacy based right in the heart of Green Island, Dunedin.

Owned by Paul Larson since the start of April 2000, Larson’s Pharmacy has a firm focus that customers are number one. With Paul at the reins, he has maintained a long-held tradition of providing excellent customer service to all customers from near or far, whatever the case may be!

Larson’s Pharmacy opening hours are between 8.45am – 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am-12pm on Saturday so we’re able to provide invaluable advice to suit all your needs and requirements whenever the time arises.

We have 4 main pharmacists on duty at all times, including Paul, so there is always ample time to discuss any of your queries in depth to help you achieve your best health. We also have both female and male pharmacists on duty to help you with even the most delicate of situations.


You’ll find us situated on the main street near the corner of Howden Street so pop on in and have the best help for your health today!


8:45 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:45 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Languages Spoken


Service Types

Clozapine dispensing

It is very important that you receive regular blood tests while you are taking clozapine. We will check your blood tests to make sure the appropriate dose of clozapine is…


Community pharmacy anticoagulant management Service (CPAMS) – INR testing for warfarin patients

Warfarin is used by some people as a blood thinning medicine e.g. after a stroke. It is important that blood results are regularly checked. This service involves having a quick…


Long-term conditions (LTC) service

This service is designed for people with long-term illnesses who may need support with their medicines. An assessment is used to identify the things that affect their ability to take…


Methadone dispensing

This pharmacy works alongside the DHB methadone programme. Pharmacy staff can administer methadone on a daily, or a takeaway basis, depending on what has been agreed.

Smoking cessation

Pharmacy staff are trained to provide a service to help people to stop smoking. This service includes advice and providing quit smoking support aides e.g. nicotine gum.

Additional Services

Blister packs

This pharmacy can provide you with individually made blister packs of your medicines. These can be supplied weekly, fortnightly, or monthly depending on your needs. This type of packaging can…


Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)

Your pharmacists are trained to assess whether the ECP is appropriate for you. This is done in a confidential manner. The ECP works best if taken as soon as possible…


Sildenafil dispensing for erectile dysfunction

This pharmacy has specially trained pharmacists who are able to prescribe sildenafil for erectile dysfunction in men aged 35 – 70 years who meet specific assessment criteria.

Available following a suitable…


Trimethoprim dispensing

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can supply the antibiotic, trimethoprim, for women aged between 16 and 65 who have an uncomplicated urinary tract infection.

Available following a suitable consultation…


INR blood monitoring (in conjunction with your GP approval)

Oral Contraceptive Supply

Available following a suitable consultation with an approved pharmacist


  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Varicella zoster (shingles) vaccine

Immunisation is one of the most effective medical interventions to prevent infections and has led to the decline of many serious, potentially lethal, diseases. There may be a charge for…


Ear Piercing

Blood Pressure Checks

Blood Glucose Checks

Passport Photos

Medicine & needles disposal service

Unwanted medicines are often dumped into the toilet, tipped down the sink or put out with the garbage, which starts a journey that can seriously harm the environment. Please return…


WINZ and other reports

If you require reports on your medicines or the cost of your medicines please ask a member of the pharmacy team.

Wheelchair Access



Dunedin - South Otago

Contact Details

216 Main South Road
Green Island
Dunedin 9018

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216 Main South Road
Green Island
Dunedin 9018

This page was last updated at 10:06AM on November 12, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Larson's Pharmacy.