Health insurance policies help cover the cost of prescriptions, but most people still have a copay. Do you know how your prescription copay works? … [Read more...] about Comprehending Copays: How Much Do You Pay and Why?
A community pharmacy can have an impact on the overall health of your town through an ongoing dialogue about correct medication use, vaccination awareness, and lifestyle choices. An independent community pharmacy does more than provide a place for customers to have their prescriptions filled. … [Read more...] about An Independent Pharmacy’s Impact on Community Health
Chafiderm is our in-house trademarked rash ointment that offers relief from chafing for both infants and adults. Chafing from diaper rash and other skin conditions can cause itching, irritation, and restlessness. To provide safe and effective relief, Smith-Caldwell Drug Store in Benton, Arkansas … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Chafiderm ™
When used correctly, prescription drugs can help manage or treat your health issues. Knowing how to safely use these medications ensures they are effective and lowers the risk of medication errors. If you take one or more medications, prescription drug safety is something you might not think of … [Read more...] about Quiz Time: The Dos and Don’ts of Prescription Drugs
Each member of an independent pharmacy staff has different roles to fulfill, from preparing medications to advising patients on dosage and potential interactions. When you have your prescriptions filled, there are different members of the pharmacy staff you will interact with whether in person, over … [Read more...] about Who Are You Talking to in the Pharmacy?
Removing expired medications from your medicine cabinet is important, but how should it be done? There are right and wrong ways to get rid of your old prescriptions. Expired medications should not be kept around your house. These medications can become dangerous to use due to changes in their … [Read more...] about When, Where, and How to Dispose of Your Prescriptions
The correct dosage of acetaminophen and ibuprofen your child is based on body weight and differs depending on the particular drug. These pediatric dosage calculations can help you accurately administer drugs to treat your child’s symptoms. As a parent, you worry whenever your child is sick with a … [Read more...] about Pediatric Dosage Handbook (Infographic)
Preparing for a new baby takes a considerable amount of planning. Use this pregnancy checklist to stay organized and make sure you have the essential items you need for both baby and mother. As your due date approaches, you’ll most likely be worrying over the possibilities and responsibilities that … [Read more...] about The Expectant Mother’s Essential Baby Items Checklist
Smith-Caldwell Drug Store offers a wide range of services, from baby registries to gourmet coffee – and even home décor! At Smith-Caldwell Drug Store, we have been providing our wonderful customers in the Benton, Arkansas area with pharmacy services for many years. In addition to filling … [Read more...] about Smith-Caldwell: More Than Just a Drug Store!
Taking over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking to a doctor first may seem to save you time and money, but it is much more costly to your health in the end. The effects of self-medication can be harmful and potentially life-threatening. Many people associate the term … [Read more...] about The Real Dangers of Self-Medication That You Probably Haven’t Thought About