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Meet CORE Pharmacy

We are a boutique pharmacy serving the city of Calgary. We pride ourselves with our superior customer service and the wide variety of services we offer. In a nutshell, we offer what big chains can offer and more, in a much friendlier and personable manner.

Travel Clinic

Convenience, Convenience, Convenience

Open weekends and evenings.
Direct billing to all third-party plans.
Short wait times, usually within the same week (call us for same day availability).
Vaccines for children under 5 years of age (coming soon).

Travel appointments as easy as 1,2,3

Book your appointment online or by phone.
Assessment and vaccinations can be done on the same day.

Prescriptions

We Make Things Easy!

Open evenings and weekends
Pharmacists with prescribing authority and certification in Travel medicine
Competitive pricing
Superior customer service
Short wait times
Free citywide delivery

Blister Packs

On multiple meds? Let us take care of this.

We arrange your meds in blister packs, so no more forgetting if you took your pills or not.

Call us for details, it’s free!

Country Information

Belize

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas
  • Rabies: Only for some travelers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Brazil

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas
  • Rabies: Only for some travelers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Cambodia

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas
  • Rabies: Only for some travelers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travelers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

China

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas
  • Rabies: Only for some travelers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travelers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Colombia

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas
  • Rabies: Only for some travelers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Costa Rica

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas
  • Rabies: Only for some travelers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Dominican

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas
  • Rabies: Only for some travelers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travelers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Honduras

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas
  • Rabies: Only for some travelers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travelers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

India

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: Big areas of India are malaria risk. Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: Not recommended.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travellers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Indonesia

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: Some areas are in malaria risk zones.
  • Rabies: Only for some travelers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: Not recommended.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Kenya

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: Almost all areas.
  • Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: Only in certain areas.
  • Meningitis: Some areas. Depends on specifics of trip.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Malaysia

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: Some areas are in malaria risk zones.
  • Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: Not recommended.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travellers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Mexico

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas (most touristic areas are malaria safe).
  • Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Pakistan

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: Big areas of India are malaria risk.
  • Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: Not recommended.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travellers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Peru

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: only in specific areas
  • Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: only if arriving from Yellow fever zone.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Philippines

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: Big areas of India are malaria risk.
  • Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: Not recommended.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travellers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Thailand

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: Some areas are malaria risk.
  • Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: Not recommended.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travellers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Vietnam

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: Big areas of India are malaria risk.
  • Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: Not recommended.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: for some travellers, depending on trip details and length.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Zambia

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  • Traveler’s diarrhea: Prevention vaccine (Dukoral) and Antibiotic for Treatment.
  • Hepatitis A: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Hepatitis B: Recommended for all travelers.
  • Typhoid: only 1 shot or 4 capsules taken before travel
  • Updated Tetanus
  • Malaria: Almost all areas.
  • Rabies: Only for some travellers depending on trip details.
  • Yellow fever: Only in certain areas.
  • Meningitis: Some areas. Depends on specifics of trip.
  • Non-Vaccinable diseases: Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue fever

Travel Vaccines & Diseases

Japanese Encephalitis

  • Viral infection affecting brain lining.
  • Transmitted through mosquito bites, mostly in Asia.
  • Symptoms: fever, severe headache, neck stiffness, seizures, come and death.
  • Vaccine: 2 doses separated by 7 or 28 days.
  • Prevention: Mosquito bites avoidance and vaccination.

Dengue Fever

  • Viral infection transmitted through mosquito bites
  • Symptoms are generally mild flu-like symptoms. In some cases, severe symptoms develop and complications occur.
  • Vaccine: no vaccine available.
  • Prevention: Avoid mosquito bites.

Malaria

  • Transmitted through mosquito bites
  • Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, cough, headache, and chills.
  • No vaccine available, but pills taken on daily basis during exposure is available.
  • Prevention: take malaria pills and avoid mosquito bites.

Yellow Fever

  • Viral infection transmitted through mosquito bites.
  • Symptoms include fever, headache, nausea and general weakness. Severe symptoms include Jaundice, bleeding, shock and could cause death.
  • Vaccine: 1 injection subcutaneously is effective for life.

Hepatitis A

  • Viral infection transmitted through contaminated food and water.
  • Symptoms: nausea, loss of appetite, dark urine, joint pain and yellowing of skin and eyes.
  • Prevention is through avoiding contaminated food and water. Hand washing, drink only bottled water and well-cooked meals.
  • Vaccine: 2 doses separated by 6 to 12 months.

Typhoid

  • Bacterial infection transmitted through food or water contaminated with sewage.
  • Symptoms include high fever, nausea, abdominal pain and rash.
  • Complication could happen if not treated.
  • Prevention: avoid contaminated food and water.
  • Vaccine: either one injection or 4 capsules taken over a week

Traveller's Diarrhea

  • Most common infection among travellers. Caused by different kinds of bacteria, viruses or protozoa.
  • Prevention is through eating clean food and drinking bottled water.
  • Symptoms: severe watery diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain.
  • Vaccine: (Dukoral) is a common vaccine that is taken in 2 doses before travel.

Hepatitis B

  • Viral infection affecting the liver.
  • Transmitted through blood and body fluids.
  • Symptoms: yellowing of skin and eyes, nausea, weakness.
  • Vaccine: 3 doses at 0,1 and 6 months.

Meningococcal Meningitis

  • Meningitis is spread through transmission of fluid droplets or mucus from the the throat or nose. stiff neck, high fever, confusion, sensitivity to light, headache and vomiting.
  • Vaccine is available as a single shot that provides immunity for several years.

Rabies

  • Viral infection transmitted through the saliva of infected mammals. Most cases of rabies are caused by dogs, cats and bats.
  • symptoms: fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and numbness or tingling and the site of the bite or scratch. If untreated, rabies develops into a more serious disease where hallucinations, hyperactivity, seizures, or paralysis can occur. After symptoms develop, treatment will not help and death will occur.
  • Prevention is through avoid any contact with any mammals while away.
  • Vaccine: three shots at 0,7 and 21-28 days before travel.

Clinic Fees

Item Fee
Consult fee (per person) $40
Injection Fee (No Fee on 1st Visit) $15
Vaccines (Price per dose)
Hepatitis A (Child / Adult) $45 / $65
Hepatitis B (Child / Adult) $25 / $38
Twinrix (Child / Adult) (Hep A+B) $45 / $75
Typhoid (Oral / Injection) $45
Dukoral (1 Dose / 2 Doses) $56 / $100
Rabies $225
Japanese Encephalitis $235
Meningitis $135
TD Adsorbed (Tetanus+Diphtheria) $39
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis $55
HPV (Gardasil) $205
Shingles Vaccine (Shingrex) $155 (per dose)
Yellow Fever $150 (subject to availability)
MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) $50
Polio $68

Vaccines for School / Work

All students in different healthcare domains are required to have their vaccinations up to date. At Core pharmacy we can help them as we do all assessments (free assessments), prescribe the required vaccines, administer them, and provide them with necessary certifications. Please call us for more details.

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Pharmacy Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 2pm
  • Sundays & Holidays: Closed

Pharmacy Licensing

Marc-Mir Patel – Pharmacy Manager (ACP License #11570)

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