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Aug 19 2017

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# Office of Pre-Health Advising Pre-Pharmacy What Does a Pharmacist Do? When most healthy young people think of a pharmacist, they think of someone who puts pills in bottles at a drug store. But pharmacists are actually front-line medical professionals, with responsibilities that extend far beyond just filling prescriptions: For a cancer patient with 15 medications prescribed by an array of specialized doctors, a 16th prescription could be fatal. The pharmacist is the final line of defense against unintended drug interactions, including those involving over-the-counter or herbal medicines. Pharamcists counsel patients as to what side effects are not a cause …