CAREERS IN PHARMACY
Pharmacy, the health profession concerned with knowledge about drugs and their effects, draws from the chemical, physical, biological and behavioral sciences. It offers diverse opportunities in India and around the world. Pharmacists may practice in a community or hospital pharmacy; pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology industry and other private or public companies, government agencies, in academic.
Pharmacists employed by pharmaceutical or biotechnology firms work in research and development, production systems, quality control, government regulations, marketing, public relations, sales, and management.
Hospital pharmacists advise other health professionals about the actions, interactions, and side effects of drugs, and counsel patients about medications. They may help to use the medications without any complications.
Community pharmacists are responsible for safe and efficient dispensing of prescription. They also provide information and advice about medications to physicians and other health professionals.