Pharmacy

For more information, please call 304.691.6879

Cabell Huntington Hospital's Pharmacy Department maintains a well-stocked formulary pharmacy under the direction of registered pharmacists to provide a comprehensive range of pharmaceutical services. It is located in the atrium near the entrance to the Marshall University Medical Center.

Pharmacy Hours

Services of the Pharmacy may be used by employees of Cabell Huntington Hospital and Marshall Health, Cabell Huntington Hospital retirees, clinic patients, patients being discharged from the hospital, medical staff members, residents and auxiliary members.

  • The Pharmacy is open Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Schedule II, III, IV or V Controlled Substances

In accordance with West Virginia law, all WV pharmacies must require a valid, government-issued photo ID from anyone purchasing Schedule II, III, IV or V controlled substances, such as prescriptions for pain, ADHD, anxiety, sleep and mood disorders. Anyone picking up these medicines for themselves or a family member at the Pharmacy must provide a driver’s license, a passport or a DMV (non-driver’s) ID card.

Student IDs and employment badges cannot be accepted. A valid, government-issued photo ID is required every time a prescription for a Schedule II, III, IV or V controlled substance is picked up.

Unit Dose Drug Distribution

The Pharmacy maintains a unit-dose dispensing system whereby all oral and solid drugs are dispensed to inpatients in individualized, properly labeled packages. This system enables Cabell Huntington to ensure safety, accuracy, cleanliness and control and allows credit on unused medications.

Intravenous Additive Program

The Pharmacy staff prepares all intravenous solutions with drug additives, including electrolyte solutions, antibiotics, chemotherapy and total parenteral nutrition.

Outpatient Prescriptions

A prescription-filling service is provided by the Pharmacy for employees of Cabell Huntington Hospital and Marshall Health, clinic patients, patients being discharged from the hospital, medical staff members, residents and auxiliary members. Prescriptions can be dropped off on weekdays during specified hours. To check on the current prescription pick-up or drop-off hours, please call 304.691.6879.

Home Health IV Admixture Service

As a service through our Home Health coordinator, the Pharmacy Department can prepare intravenous additive medications for Home Health care.

Nutritional Support Services

The pharmacists are active members of the hospital's Nutritional Support Service.

Clinical Pharmacist Consults

Our clinical pharmacists are available to provide consultation for physicians, nurses and staff. They provide guidance on various units and outlines proper nutrition and dosing for our patients.

Computerized Services

The Pharmacy Department's computer system offers the following benefits:

  • Patient/employee profile listing all medications they have taken and are currently prescribed
  • Drug/drug interaction program which will detect any significant adverse reactions if the drugs are administered together
  • Printing of labels that identify the patient, drug and directions for administration
  • Automatic charging for each drug dispensed

  • Last updated: 09/12/2014
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