At the Pharmacy


Most pharmacies can be recognized by this symbol.


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In the United States, a pharmacy is also called a drug store.

A pharmacy is where you go to get medication when you are sick.

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Pharmacies have any medicine you may need from prescriptions from your doctor to over-the-counter medicines like cold medications.

When you buy over-the-counter medicines or have your prescription filled at the pharmacy, remember these four things:



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You can also buy other items at a pharmacy, ranging from cleaning supplies, school supplies, household items and gifts.


Photo - Pharmacist's Counter


Pharmacies are a very necessary business as they support doctors and patients many needs. There are many pharmacies in Virginia. You can find the phone number and addresses in the Yellow Pages under "Pharmacies."


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Last Updated On Wednesday February 19, 2003 8:03 AM