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Health Advice

Mosman Drive-In Chemist is committed to the health and well-being of our customers. We invite you to return to our Health Advice section from time to time to keep up-to-date with the latest health news.

Generic Medicines
There has been a lot of talk in recent years about generic medicines. Generic medications are the therapeutic equivalent (same drug and same strength) as the branded original item, which has dropped out of patent.
What does it mean for you?
By using generic medications you receive the same therapeutic benefit of the branded original, but at a lower cost – not only to you, but to the health economy of Australia as well.
At Mosman Drive-In Chemist we support the generic medicines program.

Diabetes is a serious disease which can cause major health issues if it is not managed correctly.
Fortunately, there are lots of good strategies to help in the management of diabetes. They include medication and lifestyle options.
Mosman Drive-In Chemist an agent for the National Diabetes Supply Services, which means we can supply diabetes items such as testing strips, needles and blood glucose testing machines to diabetic clients.
If you would like more information about diabetes, talk to one of our friendly staff members, or contact Diabetes WA on 1300 136 588 or visit

Cramps and Restless Legs
If you experience cramps and restless legs, Mosman Drive-In Chemist recommends the use of Magnesium and Calcium Salts, which have essential functions in muscle tissue.
These supplements are useful in helping to manage cramps and restless legs and do not produce side effects which are often associated with the use of quinine.
If you would like more information about the treatment of cramps and restless legs, talk to one of our friendly staff when you next visit our pharmacy.

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