Okeechobee County Pharmacy

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

5th Street Pharmacy 105 Northwest 5th Street Okeechobee FL 34972 863-763-3222

CVS Pharmacy 106 North Parrott Avenue Okeechobee FL 34972 863-763-3169

Okeechobee Discount Drugs / Big Lake Pharmacy 203 Southwest Park Street Okeechobee FL 34972 863-763-5100

Walgreens Pharmacy 100 Northwest Park Street Okeechobee FL 34972 863-357-1754

Walmart Supercenter Pharmacy 2101 South Parrott Avenue Okeechobee FL 34974 863-467-7169

Winn-Dixie Pharmacy 3190 U.s. 441 Okeechobee FL 34974 863-763-2313

About Okeechobee County Pharmacies

Okeechobee County Pharmacies are establishments where medicines and drug compounds are prepared and dispensed or sold in Okeechobee County, FL. In addition to Community Pharmacies, which are Okeechobee County 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 an Okeechobee County Pharmacy near you
  • Accepted health insurance plans
  • Prescription drug and medicine prices, refills, and transfers
  • Prescription drug interactions
  • Pharmacy jobs and employment
Okeechobee County Retail Pharmacy

A Community Pharmacy, or Retail Pharmacy, may be located within another store or it may be a stand-alone Okeechobee County store. Pharmacists at Okeechobee County 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

Okeechobee County 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

Okeechobee County 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 Okeechobee County prepare and deliver medical injections to critically ill patients in their homes.

Florida Board of Pharmacy

Florida has a Board of Pharmacy, Commission of Pharmacy, or similarly named agency that is responsible for ensuring that all Okeechobee County 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 Florida Pharmacy and related laws and regulations.

Controlled Substances Act & FDA Regulations

Pharmacies are highly regulated operations, affected by regulatory agencies at the federal and Florida 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 Okeechobee County, FL. 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.