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Manage your health conditions in a healthier, more natural way.

Alternative Therapies

More natural, healthier ways to heal and manage your conditions.

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Make sense of Complementary and Alternative Therapies

Capitol Drugs understands the prevailing need to manage health conditions in a more natural and holistic way. In adherence with the National Center for Complementary and Integrated Health (NCCIH), we offer comprehensive solutions and guidance when you or your doctor seek different treatment options.

Complementary Medicine

This is medicine and therapies taken in addition to your conventional medication; for example, aromatherapy to lessen discomfort or pain.

Alternative Medicine

This therapy often replaces conventional medications or procedures. From diets to condition management, science is constantly discovering more natural ways of treatment.

Integrative Medicine

Along with your conventional medication, we help you include high-quality, scientifically proven complementary and alternative therapies into your health condition management program.

The expertise of our pharmacist and trained staff cover the main therapeutic areas in Complementary and Alternative medicine:

  • Homeopathic and Naturopathic medicine.
  • Mind-Body Interventions.
  • Biologically based therapies.
    • Including herbs, food, vitamins and supplements.
  • Manipulative Methods
    • Including massage, chiropractic osteopathic manipulation.
  • Energy Therapies
    • Including biofield therapies and bioelectromagnetic therapies.

Learn more about complementary and alternative medicines

The National Center for Complementary and Integrated Health, NCCIH, formerly NCCAM, provides extensive materials on complementary and alternative medicines. It was establish by Congress in 1999 and it has 3 long range goals:

  • Advance the science and practice of symptom management.
  • Develop effective, practical, personalized strategies for promoting health and well-being.
  • Enable better evidence-based decision making regarding use of complementary and integrative therapies and their inclusion in health care and health promotion.

The NCCIH is not intended to substitute for the medical expertise or the advice of your primary health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any decisions about treatment or care with your health care provider. The mention of any product, service, or therapy in this information is not an endorsement by NCCIH.

Learn more about the NCCIH here.

In-store and online, Capitol Drugs offers a wide array of complementary and alternative medicine products for sale.

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We also manage conventional prescriptions

New prescriptions, refills and prescription transfers are all welcomed.

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