PLEASE NOTE:  Click and Collect is from our store at

 40 Queen St, Waiuku

FREE DELIVERY ON ORDERS OVER $100!!

LOCKDOWN INFORMATION

⏰Changes to Opening hours

Remember our REDUCED HOURS at BOTH STORES. This is to allow us to process the large number of prescriptions we are receiving.

Unichem Waiuku Medical Pharmacy

Mon-Friday. 9:00am-5:00pm

( Closed for Lunch 12:30am-1:30pm) so we ALL get a break

Saturday. 9:00am-1:00pm

Sunday : CLOSED

 

To Our Wonderful Waiuku Community

In response to recent COVID-19 cases identified in the community, New Zealand has moved into Lockdown

For BOTH the Unichem Waiuku and Unichem Waiuku Medical pharmacies things will change a little to how we normally operate. Here is a reminder:

 

  • MASK wearing in the Pharmacy is MANDATORY - Staff and customers must wear masks at essential services, such as supermarkets, pharmacies, dairies, and service stations. PLEASE HAVE A MASK ON WHEN YOU ENTER OUR STORE.
  • ** DO NOT ** come into the pharmacy if you have just had a Covid test. You will be provided with a paper slip that has a phone number on it to contact us, so we can help if you need a prescription. Call us if you need assistance first.
  • Restricted customer numbers in-store. This is due to the 2-metre social distancing required.
  • Increased sanitisation, hygiene, and cleaning protocols ( please sanitise on entry at one of our sanitiser stations )
  • Anyone who has cold or flu symptoms should get a test and stay home until you have a negative test result. You can find your local testing facility at https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19/
  • Scan in using the Covid scanning app or sign in if you don’t have the app. Turn on the blue tooth function on your tracing app
  • Screens will be up to limit exposure
  • Contactless payment to be used wherever possible
  • There may be longer wait times so please be patient
  • We ask you to please remain calm. Do not come in unless it is urgent. Our phone lines are inundated and our team is working hard to manage all enquiries.
  • WHEN PICKING UP A PRESCRIPTION, please phone ahead. That way we can give you a rough time frame as to when you can expect your script to be ready. Upon pick up, you will be required to wait outside the pharmacy or in your car until your script is ready.
  • Locations of interest are being updated as new information becomes available at https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-health-advice-public/contact-tracing-covid-19/covid-19-contact-tracing-locations-interest
  • PLEASE download the COVID tracker app and scan the QR code in store - https://tracing.covid19.govt.nz/
  • Help keep our pharmacy staff safe! If you are unwell DO NOT go into the pharmacy - call ahead for advice or to arrange prescriptions.
  •  

No one wants to be here again, but we are so PLEASE remember to be KIND, PATIENT, and know we are ALL trying to do the best we can. Please be compassionate and check in on people who are by themselves. There is always heightened anxiety for some around this time

 

We've been here before, we know how to handle this. Keep calm, be kind, and we will get through this together again. We're here to help.

 

Thank you and stay safe Waiuku!

from  the entire team at Unichem Waiuku Pharmacy and Medical Pharmacies

 

❓ If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call, email, or send us a message on Facebook.

 

Unichem Waiuku Pharmacy

40 Queen St, Waiuku

09 235 9307

waiuku@unichem.co.nz

 

Unichem Waiuku Medical Pharmacy

30 Constable Rd, Waiuku

09 235 0922

WaiukuMed@unichem.co.nz

NL EPO 1000mg 180caps

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Nutra-Life Evening Primrose Oil 1000mg capsules help to maintain healthy circulation and the management of inflammatory skin conditions including atopic eczema, PMS and menopausal symptoms. Evening Primrose Oil is a natural source of special Omega 6 fatty acids, including Linoleic Acid and GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid. Suitable for both Men, Women and Childre

Beneficial for:

  • Hormonal balance including PMS and menopause

  • Skin moistness and a clear complexion

  • Irritated skin

  • Joint mobility

 

Key and unique features

  • Provides Omega-6 essential fatty acids including 10% Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA)

  • Supports normal healthy hormonal balance

  • Protects against discomfort associated with PMS

Active Ingredients:Each Capsule Contains:Evening Primrose Oil (1g)1000mgProviding:10% Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)100mg70% Linoleic Acid700mg
Dosage:

Adult dosage
One to three capsules daily with food, or as directed by your health professional. Always read the label. Use strictly as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional.


Warnings:

  • Patients on prescribed medicines, including warfarin, should consult their doctor before using this product

  • Always read the label. Use strictly as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional

  • Persons with epilepsy should seek medical advice before taking Evening Primrose Oil


Extended Information:

Q  Why do I need Evening Primrose Oil?
A  Evening Primrose Oil provides 10% Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA), an essential Omega 6 fatty acid (EFA). EFAs, often missing from the diet, cannot be manufactured in the body and are used for synthesising compounds such as prostaglandins. Many people cannot make enough GLA for optimal health, due to genetic limitation, nutrient deficiency or blockage by other dietary factors. Evening Primrose Oil is an ideal way of obtaining GLA and it is free of blocking agents.

Q  What are prostaglandins?
A  GLA, in Evening Primrose Oil, is converted to Prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) in the body. PGE1 is a hormone-like compound which controls many of the body’s essential functions. These include cholesterol levels, acne, eczema, joint health, circulation, menopause, menstrual cramps, diabetes and weight control. PGE1 helps control the production of the inflammatory series 2 Prostaglandin (PGE2) leukotrienes and other highly inflammatory agents, helping to maintain healthy joints and improve mobility.

Q  How does Evening Primrose Oil help my skin?
A  Essential fatty acids are needed for healthy skin and hair. Deficiency in EFAs results in skin lesions, flaking, dandruff, brittle nails and thinning hair. Supplementing the diet with GLA from Evening Primrose Oil has shown excellent results.

Q  Is Evening Primrose Oil helpful for hormonal balance?
A  Yes. Evening Primrose Oil, a natural source of GLA, can relieve about 90 to 95% of women’s pre-menstrual tension, according to British studies. The studies have found that two thirds of women not helped by other treatments improved on Evening Primrose Oil

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NZ$32.99
Or 6 payments of $5.50 with
 
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Limited Stock
Quantity
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