When you relocate to Quebec, something that you will most certainly need to know about are the pharmacies. At a pharmacy in Quebec, you can find everything from food products and pet foods, to baby care, body care, hair care, make-up and perfume, vitamins, housecleaning products, and of course, the pharmacy where you can buy your medication!
In most cases, you will find the pharmacy at the back of the store. There, you can drop of your prescriptions, speak to a pharmacist, and purchase over the counter products that are not available on shelves. Many pharmacies also offer flu shots, as well as blood pressure testing.
Pharmaprix, Jean Coutu, and Uniprix are the three main chains of pharmacy in Quebec. While all of these offer beauty and health care, many also have a section of electronics, cards and wrapping paper, photo printing services, perfumes, and sometimes offer specialty make-up products in an area with staff trained to assist you in finding the best product for your needs.
On the website for a pharmacy in Quebec, you can click on the tab to find a store, enter your postal code, and find the store closest to you! Keep in mind that different pharmacies offer different brands, and some are only available to certain stores. Also, know that stores such as Walmart have a pharmacy, and offer many of the products (and sometimes more) that you would find in a pharmacy chain.
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