Parents and patients may conveniently purchase their prescription and over the counter (OTC) medicine right here at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. The on-site pharmacy saves parents time as it offers an extensive line of products and accepts all major insurances, including Medicaid. Since the pharmacy is geared to serve the needs of children, it carries hard to find pediatric medicine.
Some of the services include:
When your child is sick and refuses prescribed medicine because of the taste- what can you do? The Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Outpatient Pharmacy can help. By adding Flavor-Rx, even the worst tasting medicine can be transformed to taste like bubblegum, banana, chocolate, watermelon, or any of the over forty flavors available. Everyone knows medicine isn't candy, but making it taste better does help. Flavor-Rx doesn't change the effectiveness of the medication and can be added to prescription or over the counter medications. So turn to Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, where we make medicine taste less yucky.
What do you do when your child's medicine is hard to find? Now you can call Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Outpatient Pharmacy when you have a special request or need medicines that are not commonly stocked elsewhere. Since Nicklaus Children's Hospital specializes in children, parents are able to find a lot of these medicines in the outpatient pharmacy.
Special Formulas and Medication
Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Pharmacy also carries special baby formulas, including specialty tea baby formula and compounded medication for children.
Nicklaus Children's Hospital's outpatient pharmacy has durable medical equipment for children available on site (i.e. air machine for children with asthma) and can also order equipment, such as crutches.
The Pharmacy is staffed by knowledgeable pediatric pharmacists who can answer dosage and drug specific information/questions, both in English and in Spanish.
The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy is conveniently located on the first floor, near the visitor's parking garage.
Hours of Operation are Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
To speak with someone in the Outpatient Pharmacy, call 305-669-7155. You can also fax your prescription to us at (305) 669-6564.