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Unichem Rototuna Pharmacy

Pharmacy Service

Today

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Description

Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.

Pharmacists ensure that prescriptions are dispensed correctly and that the medicine and dose is appropriate for you, so that you receive the maximum benefits from your medicines. Your pharmacist will help you understand what your medicines are prescribed for, how to take them, possible side effects and how to store them.

All advice and treatment is conducted in a professional and confidential manner and most services are provided free of charge and do not generally require an appointment.

For safe disposal, please return any expired or unwanted medicines, or needles/lancets and syringes to your pharmacy. There is no charge for this service.

Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions.

Hours

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Mon – Sun8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays. The following public holidays differ to standard opening hours: Auckland Anniversary (1 Feb, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Waitangi Day (Observed 8/2/21) (8 Feb, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Good Friday (2 Apr, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Easter Sunday (4 Apr, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Easter Monday (5 Apr, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM), ANZAC Day (Observed 26/04/21) (26 Apr, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (7 Jun, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM), Labour Day (25 Oct, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM).
Christmas: Open 21 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec. Open 26 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 28 Dec (8:00 AM – 8:00 PM). Open 29 Dec — 1 Jan. Open 1 Jan (8:00 AM – 8:00 PM). Open 2 Jan — 4 Jan. Open 4 Jan (8:00 AM – 8:00 PM).

Languages Spoken

Cantonese, Chinese, Fijian Indian, Hindi, Hokkien, Mandarin, Taiwanese, Urdu

Service Types

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.

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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…

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Free after hours prescriptions for under 14s

We are able to fill your under-14 year old's prescription for free (if the medication is fully funded) both within normal working hours and after hours.

Additional Services

Vaccines

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
  • Meningococcal 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…

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Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for people 65 years and older and for pregnant women, for everyone else there…

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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…

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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…

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SSRI patient education

We provide FREE antidepressant medicine advice for patients initiated on an SSRI. 

Sore throat management and provision of antibiotics for the prevention of rheumatic fever

We provide FREE throat swab to screen for Group A Strep, if positive and treatment with antibiotics under standing order for the prevention of rheumatic fever. 

Gout management and patient education

We provide FREE gout management consultation to discuss painful symptoms of gout. 

Methotrexate patient education

We assess patients' medication regimen to ensure no interactions, the dose is appropriate, patient understands dosing regimen and red flags of toxicity. 

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…

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Selected oral contraceptives

Our specially trained pharmacists can supply selected oral contraceptives without a prescription under certain circumstances.

Up to six months’ supply of selected oral contraceptives can be sold to women who…

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Incontinence products

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.

Specialised wound care

Some wounds require extra attention and skill to manage. This pharmacy has staff qualified to do this and can refer you to your doctor if necessary.

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.

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

Yes

Region

Waikato

Contact Details

Rototuna Shopping Centre
Corner Horsham Downs Road and Thomas Road
Rototuna North
Hamilton 3281

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Rototuna Shopping Centre
Corner Horsham Downs Road and Thomas Road
Rototuna North
Hamilton 3281

This page was last updated at 3:16PM on October 1, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Rototuna Pharmacy.