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Intranasal Spray or Pump Instruction

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How to Use Intranasal Sprays or Pumps

  1. Blow your nose gently to clear the nostrils.
  2. Wash your hands with soap and warm water.
  3. Hold your head in an upright position.
  4. Close one nostril with one finger.
  5. With the mouth closed, insert the tip of the spray or pump into the open nostril. Sniff in through the nostril while quickly and firmly squeezing the spray container or activating the pump.
  6. Hold your breath for a few seconds and then breathe out through your mouth.
  7. Repeat this procedure for the other nostril only if directed to do so.
  8. Rinse the spray or pump tip with hot water and replace the cap tightly on the container.
  9. Wash your hands.

Subcutaneous injection instruction

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Subcutaneous Injection Instructions

What to Have Ready:

  • Vial (small bottle) of medication
  • Sterile disposable syringe and needle
  • Sample syringe marked with the prescribed dose
  • Alcohol swab, cotton ball or tissue
  • Self-injection record
  • Hard plastic resealable container (Sharp’s) to dispose of used needle and syringe

Preparing for your Injection:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water.
  • Gather all the items you need and take them to a table. • Sit down in a chair next to the table.
  • Check the medication name and expiry date on the vial. • Check the amount of medication to be taken.

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Nitrous Oxide

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The use of nitric oxide in a variety of clinical conditions is a hot new topic. Hypertension, atherosclerosis, chronic inflammation and erectile dysfunction are all consequences of nitric oxide deficiency. 

There is so much confusion out there when it comes to what to eat. Should you do low fat, high fat, low carbs, no carbs? The truth is, nutrition is not a one size fits all science, what is good for you, may not be optimal for someone else. What we do know is healthy circulation is key to good health.   Read more... about Nitrous Oxide

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Insurance Information

North Shore Pharmacy has contracts with numerous insurance plans that cover compounded medications.  Patients who do have a plan that we are contracted with will only be responsible for their copays. Drop off your prescription with us and we will research your insurance coverage for you.  Please do not hesitate to call us at (808)-828-1844 and we will assist you with insurance coverage and/or pricing for your specific compounded medications.