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Pharmacy Department

Pharmacy Services

Four core services and program areas provide the means for fulfilling the Pharmacy Department mission.

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Distributive Services
Drug Distribution Services include concurrent drug use review; preparation and distribution of sterile and non-sterile products; and investigational drug dispensing to inpatients and ambulatory patients.

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Investigational Drug Management
Investigational Drug Management includes protocol support activities, investigational drug information development, and control and accountability of investigational agents.

FDA Inspection Observations Form 483 PDF Icon (1.30 MB)

NIH Interim Corrective Action Plan in Response to Inspectional Observations of the NIH Clinical Center Pharmaceutical Development Section Dated June 2, 2015 PDF Icon (943 KB)

NIH Interim Corrective Action Plan in Response to Inspectional Observations Dated May 29, 2015 of the NIH Clinical Center Pharmacy PDF Icon (246 KB)

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Clinical Programs
Clinical Programs include participation in drug selection and experimental protocol design and implementation; monitoring patient response to drug therapy; patient education; provision of drug information; drug use evaluation; and patient counseling.

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Research Services and Scientific Activities
The Clinical Pharmacokinetic Research Laboratory (CPRL) assists clinical investigators in the design, analysis, and interpretation of pharmacokinetic studies. The CPRL supports NIH scientists in several major areas of pharmacokinetic research, including drug interaction studies and characterization of drugs with nonlinear disposition.

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This page last updated on 07/24/2017

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