Rx Connect Specialty Pharmacy is comprised of highly qualified healthcare experts that pride themselves on delivering great care to our patients. Gastroenterology focuses on the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It includes common and important conditions such as:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Colon cancer
  • Bowel cancer
  • Colon polyps
  • Malabsorption
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Diverticulitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Nutritional Problems
  • Hepatitis
  • Vomiting
  • Irritable Bowel
  • Syndrome
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Jaundice
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Spastic Colon
  • Constipation
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Gallbladder Disease

Access to digestive medications can pose a significant obstacle for patients. Rx Connect will act as administrators to support special authorizations, diagnostic coordination, injection training and scheduling to make sure our patient have access to specialty medication(s).

  • More than 20 million Canadians suffer from digestive disorders every year.
  • Digestive disorders cost $18 billion (2000) annually in healthcare costs and lost productivity.
  • Each year nearly 30,000 Canadian’s die of diseases of the digestive system.
  • Digestive disorders account for 10% of all hospitalizations.
  • On average, 5 million Canadians experience heartburn and/or acid regurgitation at least once each week.
  • Meal management – Eat smaller and more frequent meals, Manage calorie intake, Don’t forget to have breakfast, Avoid large meals late at night, Take your time when eating, Chew food slowly and well
  • Make healthy lifestyle changes – Quit smoking, Regular exercise, Weight management, Limit alcohol or caffeine consumption, Stress Management
  • Eat a healthy diet – Select lean meats such as chicken, turkey, or lean cuts of beef, pork or lamb, Try to eat fish 3 to 5 times a week, Consume products that contain probiotics (Yogurt, kefir, bananas, honey and whole grain breads)