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Shingles (herpes zoster) Prescribing 
Emergency Vehicles

Cridge Pharmacy pharmacists can assess and prescribe for shingles (herpes zoster) in BC. 

This service is available on a walk-in basis at all Cridge Pharmacies (see locations and hours here).

***IMPORTANT*** If you have symptoms of shingles call our pharmacy immediately. You have a limited amount of time to start the required medication before it is ineffective.

Medications available for pharmacist prescribing:

  • Acyclovir (Zovirax, generics)

  • Famciclovir (Famvir, generics)

  • Valacyclovir (Valtrex, generics)

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