Brainerd Pharmacy

Find Brainerd Minnesota pharmacies and drug stores. Pharmacies provide information on prescription drugs and medicines, name brand, generic and discount drugs, over the counter (OTC) medications.


Cub Pharmacy 417 8th Avenue Northeast Brainerd MN 56401 218-828-0440


Guidepoint Pharmacy 108 South 6th Street Brainerd MN 56401 218-829-0347

Saint Josephs Medical Center Pharmacy 523 North 3rd Street Brainerd MN 56401 218-828-7360

Saint Josephs Medical Center Pharmacy 2024 South 6th Street Brainerd MN 56401 218-829-7455

Service Drug Pharmacy 218 West Washington Street Brainerd MN 56401 218-829-3664

Thrifty White Drug Pharmacy 223 South 8th Street Brainerd MN 56401 218-829-3529

Walgreens Pharmacy 340 West Washington Street Brainerd MN 56401 218-825-0027

About Brainerd Pharmacies

Brainerd Pharmacies are establishments where medicines and drug compounds are prepared and dispensed or sold in Brainerd, MN. In addition to Community Pharmacies, which are Brainerd retail Pharmacies that serve the general public, there are numerous other types of Pharmacies that meet the specific needs of customers.

You may contact the Pharmacy for questions about:
  • Finding a Brainerd Pharmacy near you
  • Accepted health insurance plans
  • Prescription drug and medicine prices, refills, and transfers
  • Prescription drug interactions
  • Pharmacy jobs and employment
Brainerd Retail Pharmacy

A Community Pharmacy, or Retail Pharmacy, may be located within another store or it may be a stand-alone Brainerd store. Pharmacists at Brainerd Pharmacies dispense prescription medications available to the general public, provide customers with information on the safe and effective use of medications, and may assist customers in understanding and managing health insurance co-pays and reimbursements for medications.

Hospital Pharmacy

Brainerd Hospitals and health clinics often house their own Pharmacies, primarily to serve their patients. A Clinical or Hospital Pharmacy works in cooperation with the hospital's in-house health professionals to ensure that medication is effectively coordinated with patient care.

Ambulatory & Home Care Pharmacies

Brainerd Ambulatory Pharmacies are mobile services that are designed to serve geriatric patients and patients in rural areas. They are typically part of a managed health care organization and help to minimize the number of hospital visits that members require. Similarly, Home Care Pharmacies in Brainerd prepare and deliver medical injections to critically ill patients in their homes.

Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Minnesota has a Board of Pharmacy, Commission of Pharmacy, or similarly named agency that is responsible for ensuring that all Brainerd Pharmacies meet standards for safe practices. They license and register Pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacist interns, prescription drug wholesalers, and other drug outlets. They also monitor and educate Pharmacy professionals, investigate complaints, and enforce disciplinary actions against violators of Minnesota Pharmacy and related laws and regulations.

Controlled Substances Act & FDA Regulations

Pharmacies are highly regulated operations, affected by regulatory agencies at the federal and Minnesota State level of government. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency enforces the Controlled Substances Act, including its requirements for prescribing, administering, and dispensing controlled substances in Brainerd, MN. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for approving drugs for sale after they have been tested for safe and effective use. The FDA also oversees the production of drugs and medical products.