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 Joint Care 60caps

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Nutra Life Joint Care Capsules provides a scientifically based combination of glucosamine and chondroitin sulphates, with supporting nutrients including copper, manganese, zinc and selenium. As part of the ageing process, the body's level of these nutrients can decline, resulting in joint problems including reduced mobility, pain and inflammation and increasing the need for supplementation. When taken regularly and in the correct dosage, glucosamine and chondroitin can help to improve mobility and joint lubrication, alleviate pain and help repair joint damage.

 

Beneficial for:

  • The ageing body requires glycosoaminoglycans and proteoglycans to maintain cartilage and connective tissues, especially as the body's joints, tendons, ligaments and cartilage come under strain.

  • Nutra-Life Joint Care supplies these nutrients in a supplement form, which reduces the need for the body to provide them from biosynthesis. Joint Care is a convenient and cost effective way to provide the important nutrients which help maintain joint cartilage and the connective tissues needed for joint health and mobility.

 

Key and unique features:

  • Combination of 750mg Glucosamine Sulfate with 250mg Chondroitin Sulphate per capsule plus nutritional cofactors

  • Helps maintain joint health and mobility

  • High potency, very popular, newly revised formula

  • With cofactors Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Selenium & Boron

 

Active Ingredients:Each Capsule Contains:

Glucosamine Sulfate Potassium Chloride Complex 750mg

(Equiv. Potassium 97mg)

Chondroitin Sulfate (BOVINE) 250m g

 

Support Nutrients:

Copper (as Cupric Sulphate) 166ug

Manganese (as Manganese Sulfate) 1mg

Zinc (as Zinc Oxide) 2mg

Selenium (as Selenomethionine) 12.5ug

Boron (as Borax) 500ug

 

Contains No Added: Wheat, Gluten, Dairy, Artificial Colours, Flavours, Sweeteners or Yeast.


Dosage:

ADULTS ONLY:

Take 1-3 capsules daily with food or as directed by a healthcare professional.


Warnings:

  • Derived from seafood.
  • Contains Potassium.


Extended Information:

Q Why can joint discomfort and stiffness happen with age or injury?

A Joint discomfort is often due to joint cartilage breaking down. Cartilage – the protective shock absorber between the joints – acts as a smooth, weight-bearing surface. It cushions the joint, allowing bones to slip freely over each other; which provides the easy mobility that many people take for granted. Glucosamine, Chondroitin and Sulfur are compounds that occur naturally in the body, which act as nutritional “building blocks” for healthy joints, cartilage and tendons. Unfortunately, with age or significant wear and tear, the body’s ability to produce these compounds can decline. This can lead to joint cartilage thinning and becoming brittle or inflamed, which can then create joint discomfort and mobility issues.

 

Q How can supplementing with Glucosamine sulfate and Chondroitin help?

Joint cartilage is constantly being worn away and rebuilt again using the body’s natural stores of Glucosamine, Chondroitin and Sulfur as building blocks. Supplementing can help to “restock” the store levels, which then helps the body to rebuild the damaged, worn cartilage; thus assisting with joint problems. Taking a combination of Glucosamine sulfate and Chondroitin is thought to be more effective than Glucosamine alone.


Q How long should customers continue to take this product?

A Nutra-Life Joint Care provides nutritional building blocks that support the body in rebuilding cartilage. This means the length of time that it takes an individual to notice any benefit will depend upon the health of their cartilage when they begin taking it. Many customers experience benefits after 2 weeks of taking Nutra-Life Joint Care daily, but some may require up to 12 weeks.

Generally speaking, customers can begin taking a smaller dose once they notice improvements. However, they should be aware that their body is constantly replacing cartilage. If their symptoms return, therefore, they may benefit from long-term supplementation.

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NZ$19.99
Or 6 payments of $3.34 with
 
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Limited Stock
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