RxFiles Clinical Tools

rxfiles.ca/tools

These tools have been designed with the busy clinician in mind: patient booklets, patient handouts, prescription pads, posters, infographics, and more. 

Support booklet for motivating patients to taper their opioid. 

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Information booklet for patients who are thinking about using cannabis. 

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Support booklet for motivating patients to taper their benzodiazepine for anxiety. 

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Information booklet for patients who inject drugs and want to keep themselves safe.

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Information booklet for patients who have type 2 diabetes.

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Information booklet for patients who may benefit from a switching to buprenorphine-naloxone from their current opioid.

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Information booklet for patients who want to cut back on alcohol.

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Information booklet for patients who may benefit from reducing or stopping their sleeping pill. 

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Information booklet for patients thinking about stopping crystal meth. 

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Information booklet for patients thinking about starting a medication for opioid use disorder. 

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Information booklet for patients who may have medication overuse headache. 

Available in colour or in black and white for easy printing.

A hard copy of this booklet is also available for purchase in our online store (free for health care providers in Saskatchewan; email info@rxfiles.ca). 

Buprenorphine-naloxone (SUBOXONE) infographic for opioid use disorder.

Buprenorphine-naloxone (SUBOXONE) infographic for chronic pain.

Salbutamol MDI Infographic

An infographic describing some downsides to using a salbutamol metered dose inhaler (VENTOLIN HFA) in asthma. 

Created in 2021. 

Acute Migraine Infographic

An infographic describing a simplified treatment approach to acute migraine treatment. 

Created in 2022. 

Migraine Prophylaxis Infographic

An infographic describing a simplified treatment approach to the management of migraine prophylaxis. 

Created in 2022.

Medication Overuse Headache Infographic

An infographic describing a simplified approach to the management of medication overuse headache. 

Created in 2022.

Sleep diary for patients who are attempting cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia. 

A fillable PDF that may also be printed.

Buprenorphine-naloxone (SUBOXONE) microdosing infographic.

Fluticasone Propionate MDI (FLOVENT) Adult Asthma Action Plan

2 pages, free to print for patients.

A hard copy of this action plan is available for purchase in our online store. 

Mometasone DPI (ASMANEX) Adult Asthma Action Plan

2 pages, free to print for patients.

A hard copy of this action plan is available for purchase in our online store. 

Budesonide DPI (PULMICORT) Adult Asthma Action Plan

2 pages, free to print for patients.

A hard copy of this action plan is available for purchase in our online store. 

Ciclesonide MDI (ALVESCO) Adult Asthma Action Plan

2 pages, free to print for patients.

A hard copy of this action plan is available for purchase in our online store. 

Budesonide-Formoterol (SYMBICORT) Adult Asthma Action Plan

2 pages, free to print for patients.

A hard copy of this action plan is available for purchase in our online store. 

Beclomethasone DPI (QVAR) Adult Asthma Action Plan

2 pages, free to print for patients.

A hard copy of this action plan is available for purchase in our online store. 



Universal Adult Asthma Action Plan

2 pages, free to print for patients.

A hard copy of this action plan is available for purchase in our online store. 

How mRNA Vaccines Work - Infographic
[External Link]

Available in English or in French. Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

mRNA Vaccine Q&A 
[External Link]

Available in English, in French, in Arabic, in Russian, or in Spanish. Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

SIRVA: Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration 
[External Link]

Available in English or in French. Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

How to Take Blood Pressure at Home 
[External Link]

Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

Drug-Induced Kidney Injury 
[External Link]

Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

Travellers' Diarrhea
[External Link]

Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

Medical Abortion 101 
[External Link]

Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

Serotonin Syndrome 
[External Link]

Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

Naloxone Injection Technique 
[External Link]

Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

Intranasal Naloxone Technique 
[External Link]

Reproduced with permission of University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ©Pharmacy5in5.com.

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) patient education poster. 

Physical activity prescription for helping motivate patients to exercise.

Also available as a modifiable Word doc here

Short cut link: rxfiles.ca/exercise-rx

Viral prescription for teaching patients when they do not need an antibiotic. 

Also available in other languages.

Pediatric viral prescription for teaching parents when their child does not need an antibiotic.

Also available in French.

Antibiotic awareness posters.

Infographic on antibiotic harms. 

Infographic on high-dose amoxicillin for Strep pneumoniae.

Infographic for teaching patients proper insulin injection technique.

Patient handout for teaching when to hold SADMANS medications in diabetes.  

Patient handout for teaching when to hold SADMANS medications in heart failure.  

Guide to help patients make an informed decision on the best diabetes medication for them. 

Infographic on SGLT2 inhibitor adverse events. 

Infographic on GLP1 agonist adverse events. 

Guide to navigating difficult conversations with patients regarding antibiotic prescribing. 

Guide to navigating difficult conversations with patients regarding opioid prescribing.

Guide to choosing a basal insulin. 

Bioequivalency of medications infographic.

Naloxone infographic. 

Reproduced with permission of Taylor Raiche, BSP.

Four Flat Tires: handout for helping patients manage chronic pain.

Guide to picking an inhaler in COPD.

Prescription for managing opioid withdrawal. 

Patch exchange tool for patients on opioid patches.

Patient handout for tapering a proton pump inhibitor.

Patient teaching tool for asthma/COPD inhaler device training.

Template for tapering an opioid. 

Vitamin D evidence infographic.

Opioid Treatment Agreement form with Informed Consent.

Medical Cannabinoid Treatment Agreement form with Informed Consent. 

Psychostimulant Treatment Agreement form.