Pharmacy is the medical field of preparing and supplying prescription drugs and medicines. Someone who is educated in this field is known as a pharmacist. This profession links the health sciences and chemical science. Pharmacists are taught to ensure the safety and effects of medication they prescribe. With the training they receive, they educate and counsel the patient in the use of their prescribed medication. Most pharmacies are located in drug stores or grocery stores.
The information presented here is by no means comprehensive and should additional medical information be needed, please consult the state of New Mexico Licensing Board.