O'Brien County Pharmacy

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


Barama Drug Pharmacy 127 North Main Street Paullina IA 51046 712-448-3490


Lewis Family Drug Pharmacy 610 Park Street Sheldon IA 51201 712-324-4331

Med-Equip Pharmacy 141 South Central Avenue Hartley IA 51346 712-728-2165

Pamida Pharmacy 1501 Park Street Sheldon IA 51201 712-324-3552

Sanford Sheldon Medical Center Pharmacy 118 North 7th Avenue Sheldon IA 51201 712-324-5041

About O'Brien County Pharmacies

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

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

O'Brien 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

O'Brien 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 O'Brien County prepare and deliver medical injections to critically ill patients in their homes.

Iowa Board of Pharmacy

Iowa has a Board of Pharmacy, Commission of Pharmacy, or similarly named agency that is responsible for ensuring that all O'Brien 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 Iowa Pharmacy and related laws and regulations.

Controlled Substances Act & FDA Regulations

Pharmacies are highly regulated operations, affected by regulatory agencies at the federal and Iowa 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 O'Brien County, IA. 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.