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Role of Pharmacist


Role of pharmacist

    1. The quality of medicines supplied to patients
   2.  Ensuring that the supply of medicines is within the law
   3.  Ensuring that the medicines prescribed to patients are suitable
    4. Advising patients about medicines, including how to take them, what reactions may occur and answering questions asked by patients.
    5. Supervise the medicines supply chain and ensure pharmacy premises and systems are fit for purpose
   6.  Advise other healthcare professionals about safe and effective medicines use and safe and secure supply of medicines
    7. Respond to patients' symptoms and advise on medicines for sale in pharmacies
   8.  Provide services to patients such as smoking cessation, blood pressure measurement and cholesterol management
    9. Supervise the production and preparation of medicines and assessments of quality of medicines before they are supplied to patients from pharmaceutical manufacturers.

This is important to know that this is the duty of the pharmacist to suggest medicine to the patient and Doctors are just to diagnose.But many countries do not practice this law.


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