Shiner Family Pharmacy offers complete pharmacy services including prescriptions and counseling services. The pharmacy also has a complete selection of gifts for all occasions.
Shiner Family Pharmacy is located across the street from the historic Spoetzl Brewery at the corner of Highway 95 and Avenue B. Historic Shiner is only 80 miles from Austin and just over 100 miles from San Antonio or Houston ... we're 20 miles south of IH-10 at the intersection of Texas Highways 90A and 95.
Shiner Family Pharmacy offers all the medications and services of a modern pharmacy, but with the friendly, personalized service of a home town business. We take the time to fill your prescriptions quickly and accurately, while we monitor your medications for side-effects, drug interactions, and cost effectiveness. Whether you are filling a regular prescription for long-term use, or a new medicine to combat a short-term condition, you can be assured of the latest modern prescription drug services. We also accept most major health care plan payments and can work with you to determine the best care possible.
We offer medications to better serve our customers in the areas of:
We can also assist with weight control and diabetic meal planning. A certified dietician is available to counsel and guide on an individual basis (please call for an appointment.)
- Women's Health
- Home Health Care
- Men's Health
- Pain Management
- Nursing Home
Our shelves are filled with all sorts of gifts for every occasion ... weddings, birthdays, baby showers, graduations ... just the right item for that special someone. You'll find a great selection of frames, vases, crystal items, decorations for the new baby's room in our store. Local families usually register wedding couples, new arrivals, and graduates in our gift registry ... with just a short phone call to our helpful staff, you can make their day! (Of course, this can be especially convenient for our out-of-town customers.) Give us a call today at (361) 594-2394 for personalized gift assistance!
We provide diabetic education to our customers through videos, books, pamphlets, and one-on-one counseling. We also have an excellent selection of diabetic candy and cookbooks in the pharmacy. We pride ourselves in accomodating the special needs of diabetic patients.
As a special service to area folks who suffer from diabetes, we offer diabetic supplies and footwear.
Carolyn Hilscher, Pharmacist / Owner
A 1985 graduate of the University of Houston School of Pharmacy, Carolyn Hilscher brought years of specialized pharmacy experience to Shiner when she and her husband purchased "Williford Drugs" in 1994. In 1998, Shiner Family Pharmacy (our new name) was named Exemplary by Drug Topics magazine for exceptional pharmacy and non-pharmacy services.
Mrs. Hilscher has made some innovative changes to the pharmacy since she arrived changes that have helped the community's health, such as a counseling area and a diabetic center. She is certified in Women's Health, Diabetes Care, and Compounding.
Working with doctors in Shiner and the surrounding communities, she also reaches out with her informative radio spots.
Mrs. Hilscher is a past president of the American College of Apothecaries, serves on the Board of Directors of the Shiner Chamber of Commerce, is a lifetime member of the Houston Alumni Association, and, in 1992-1993, was president of the Pharmacy Alumni Association. In 1999, she was nominated for the Texas Women's Hall of Fame in Austin.
Carolyn and Shiner Family Pharmacy, Inc. were featured in the Alumni Magazine (Spring 2000) of the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. In November 2004, the Texas Pharmacy Association honored Carolyn Hilscher with the Bowl of Hygeia Award, recognizing a pharmacist who has exhibited significant involvement in community service activities.