Pharmacy Auxiliary Labels

What Are Auxiliary Labels?

Auxiliary labels call out important information that guides medication administration for providers and patients. Applied to medicine containers, pharmacy auxiliary labels direct proper use by highlighting essential information including storage requirements, dietary restrictions, medication side effects and other instructions for use. They are an effective way to supplement the details provided by the pharmacist or medical professional.

Common Types of Auxiliary Labels

With over 6,800 FDA-approved drugs, you can expect that there are numerous types of instructions to guide administration, and many pharmacy auxiliary labels with warnings necessary for drugs such as Metronidazole, Tinidazole and Bactrim. These are the more common types of auxiliary labels that supplement many medications:

  • Take With Food Or Milk (commonly used for drugs like Augmentin)
  • Take At Bedtime
  • Keep Refrigerated
  • Shake Well (for antibiotics like Amoxicillin)

  • For External Use Only
  • Note Dosage Strength
  • Dispose of Properly (commonly used for chemotherapy drugs)
  • And more

What Information Does An Auxiliary Label Provide?

Why Are Auxiliary Labels Important In The Pharmacy?

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