Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI’s)

MedicinesIf you have been newly prescribed an SSRI medication the SSRI consultation service is available to you and involves the pharmacist having a talk with you in a private consulting room about how your SSRI medication fits into your overall treatment plan.  Hillcrest Pharmacy’s pharmacists will confirm with you that you have all the relevant and up to date information about your condition and SSRI medication and support you in taking good steps toward better days.  Hillcrest Pharmacy staff will be available on request during our opening hours to answer all your relevant questions, and support you toward wellness.  With your permission, a month after your first talk with us we will make contact with you to ensure that all is going as well as you had hoped.

SSRI counselling

This involves the pharmacist having a comprehensive consultation with a client who has been started on antidepressants regarding their medication and how to optimise benefits of these medications. It  also includes a follow up with the client in a month’s time to ensure that the client is  not having any issues with their new medication.

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