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How can I confirm that my pharmacist is trustworthy?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Your pharmacist is a licensed professional and that means you can check their credentials fairly easily. Each state has a board of pharmacy which oversees and licenses…guess who? And unlike teen drivers, pharmacists must have their licenses renewed annually. If you call your state's office, you can confirm that your pharmacist is licensed in your state and also if they received disciplinary actions for any reason.
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