Your trip home just got easier!
St. Vincent’s Medical Center Outpatient Pharmacy Service is here to help with your pharmacy needs.
Our staff of licensed pharmacists provides medications for patients receiving medical care or who may be undergoing medical treatment at St. Vincent’s Medical Center and affiliated clinics.
We are available to provide you with up-to-date pharmaceutical information should you have questions regarding your prescription drugs or prescribed drug therapy.
Our pharmacists will address your concerns and answer any drug-related question you might have about possible drug-to-drug interactions, drug allergies, correct dosing, or other drug-related issues.
We are available to review your medical history with you and to contact your providers, if needed, should you require additional help to clarify their prescription orders.
Fill Your Prescriptions Before You Leave the Hospital
At St. Vincent's Outpatient Pharmacy, we will fill your prescriptions and have them ready for you before you leave the hospital, saving you an extra stop on your way home.
Notify your healthcare provider that you will be using St. Vincent's Outpatient Pharmacy Services to ensure that your prescriptions will be ready.
Once you return home, your prescription refills can be transferred to your local pharmacy, upon request.
Outpatient Pharmacy Services: At-A-Glance
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Telephone: (203) 576-5713
Fax: (203) 581-6599
Location/Directions: The outpatient pharmacy is conveniently located just off the Main Lobby in the chapel corridor.
When you notify St. Vincent’s Outpatient Pharmacy Services we will fill your prescriptions while you are in the hospital and have them ready for when you are discharged.
We work with state-of-the art computer systems to detect potential medication issues that may arise such as allergies, drug interactions, or insurance coverage issues.
We will communicate with your healthcare providers to resolve any drug-related issues.
Several non-prescription items available for purchase in the outpatient pharmacy.
The pharmacy is equipped to administer the influenza vaccine during the fall and winter seasons. Please call for more details.
We accept major private/commercial insurance, workman’s compensation, Medicaid and Medicare Part D claims for prescriptions.
The patients’ portion of the medication cost (i.e., co-pay) can be paid by various methods including credit cards, checks, debit cards, flexible spending cards or cash.
We are the preferred provider for the St. Vincent’s Prescription Drug Benefit Program.
Useful Links to Help Organize Your Medications
Disposal/Donation of Unused Medication
People often ask if they can donate their unused medication. The state of Connecticut does NOT allow for donations - but some states do accept donated medications from out of state. To be eligible, the medication must be:
- Not expired
Two examples of states that do allow for donations are:
Here are some other helpful links for properly disposing of your unused medication:
- DEA National Rx Take Back Days (twice a year)
- CT Medication Disposal Sites (year-round)
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To speak with a St. Vincent's Care Line representative, call (877) 255-7847
To speak with someone at the front desk of the Medical Center, please call (203) 576-6000
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