Pharmacy

Pharmacies must be certified in the Clozapine REMS to receive and dispense clozapine.

To certify your pharmacy:

1

Designate an Authorized Representative

Designate an authorized representative to carry out the certification process and oversee implementation and compliance with the Clozapine REMS on behalf of the pharmacy.
2

Review the Pharmacy Information

Have the authorized representative review the Clozapine and the Risk of Neutropenia: A Guide for Pharmacists.
3

Complete the Knowledge Assessment for Pharmacies

Have the authorized representative successfully complete the Knowledge Assessment for Pharmacies and submit it to the Clozapine REMS.
4

Establish Processes and Procedures

Establish processes and procedures to verify an available, current ANC is within the acceptable range for patients enrolled but not authorized to receive the drug.
5

Enroll Pharmacy

Have the authorized representative enroll in the Clozapine REMS by completing the Pharmacy Enrollment Form and submitting it to the Clozapine REMS.
6

Train All Relevant Staff

Train all relevant staff involved in dispensing clozapine on the requirements of the REMS program using the Clozapine and the Risk of Neutropenia: A Guide for Pharmacists.