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Pharmacy Department

Pharmacy Services

The NIH Clinical Center Pharmacy mission is to support and conduct clinical research by providing safe, high quality care – one patient – one medication at a time.

The NIH Clinical Center Pharmacy is the premier pharmacy department leading patient care through biomedical research and practice to improve health.

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.

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.

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.

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

FDA Observations and Clinical Center Responses
FDA Inspection Observations Form 483 (February / March 2019)

Response to FDA 483, FEI #3011547221

FDA Inspection Observations Form 483 (May / June 2015)

NIH Interim Corrective Action Plan in Response to Inspectional Observations of the NIH Clinical Center Pharmaceutical Development Section Dated June 2, 2015

NIH Interim Corrective Action Plan in Response to Inspectional Observations Dated May 29, 2015 of the NIH Clinical Center Pharmacy

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This page last updated on 10/04/2019

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