The on-site Pharmacy at Shanghai United Family Hospital and Clinics (SHU) carries an extensive inventory of both imported and joint venture medications. SHU’s pharmacy is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to give you around-the-clock access to prescriptions and over-the-counter (OTC) medication.
Prescription Filling and Counseling
Our pharmacists are available to fill your prescriptions in a timely manner. To fill your prescriptions, we use only the best available brands and order from the most trustworthy suppliers. Our Prescription Processing computer system helps us to check for drug allergies and interactions. We are also available to answer questions you may have about your prescription.
Our pharmacists run the pharmacy according to strict international standards and provide all patients with essential drug information and counseling. We are committed to ensuring medication safety and improving patient care.
We employ the Prescription Processing computer system which allows us to maintain patient medication profiles and check for drug allergies and interactions. In addition, we focus greatly on the quality of our medication by using the best available brands and ordering from the most trustworthy suppliers.
Our on-site pharmacy also offers visitors to the hospital a variety of of popular joint venture and imported over-the-counter medications for common ailments. Our pharmacists are always available to help you with your questions and selecting the best, safest treatment choices.
Counseling patients on how to take their medicine is one of the most important parts of our jobs in the pharmacy. Our pharmacists can offer you a thorough explanation on what to expect from your medicine, how to use medical devices like an inhaler and, together with your physician, answer any questions you have about your treatment.
Striving to be environmental friendly by going paperless, most of the information we provide is given orally, face-to-face. All of the medicines we dispense have a label with instructions from your doctor and additional printed materials are always available at your request.
For your convenience, here are instructions for a few of our most commonly dispensed drugs and devices:
Bowel preparation prior to procedure:
- Fleet Phospho-Soda – Instructions for Colonoscopy Preparation
- Polyethylene Glycol Electrolytes (PEG) – Instructions for Colonoscopy Preparation
Vitamin and mineral supplements:
- Iron Supplements – How to Take Them and What to Expect
- Materna® Pre-Natal Multivitamin – Contents and Precautions
- Isotretinoin – Important Safety Information
- Warfarin – Important Safety Information
- Amorolfine (Loceryl®) – Lacquer for Nail Fungal Infection
- Potassium Permanganate for “Sitz Bath”
Manual for devices: