Outpatient Pharmacy

Your trip home just got easier! St. Vincent’s Medical Center Outpatient Pharmacy Service is here to help with your pharmacy needs.

Our staff of licensed pharmacists provides medications for patients receiving medical care or who may be undergoing medical treatment at St. Vincent’s Medical Center and affiliated clinics.

We are available to provide you with up-to-date pharmaceutical information should you have questions regarding your prescription drugs or prescribed drug therapy.

Our pharmacists will address your concerns and answer any drug-related question you might have about possible drug-to-drug interactions, drug allergies, correct dosing, or other drug-related issues.

We are available to review your medical history with you and to contact your providers, if needed, should you require additional help to clarify their prescription orders.

Fill Your Prescriptions Before You Leave the Hospital 

At St. Vincent's Outpatient Pharmacy, we will fill your prescriptions and have them ready for you before you leave the hospital, saving you an extra stop on your way home.

Notify your healthcare provider that you will be using St. Vincent's Outpatient Pharmacy Services to ensure that your prescriptions will be ready.

Once you return home, your prescription refills can be transferred to your local pharmacy, upon request.

Pharmacy Service Information

When you notify St. Vincent’s Outpatient Pharmacy Services we will fill your prescriptions while you are in the hospital and have them ready for when you are discharged.

We can deliver medications to patients at the bedside and counsel on their new medications. Contact us for more details.

We work with state-of-the art computer systems to detect potential medication issues that may arise such as allergies, drug interactions, or insurance coverage issues.

We will communicate with your healthcare providers to resolve any drug-related issues.

Several non-prescription items available for purchase in the outpatient pharmacy.

The pharmacy is equipped to administer the influenza vaccine during the fall and winter seasons. Please call for more details.

We accept major private/commercial insurance, workman’s compensation, Medicaid and Medicare Part D claims for prescriptions.

The patients’ portion of the medication cost (i.e., co-pay) can be paid by various methods including credit cards, checks, debit cards, flexible spending cards, cash or Apply Pay.

We are the preferred provider for the St. Vincent’s Prescription Drug Benefit Program.

Useful Links to Help Organize Your Medications

Disposal/Donation of Unused Medication

People often ask if they can donate their unused medication. The state of Connecticut does NOT allow for donations - but some states do accept donated medications from out of state.

To be eligible, the medication must be:

  • Non-controlled
  • Non-refrigerated
  • Not expired
  • Non-opened/sealed container (see links below for additional details)

Two examples of states that do allow for donations are:

Here are some other helpful links for properly disposing of your unused medication:

Community Resources

Below is a link connecting our community to resources. This is a useful guide to help find food, health, housing, free or reduced cost services, job training programs & more, not only in our local community of Bridgeport, but anywhere.


If you find a program is missing please submit your program information via this link:

Outpatient Pharmacy

  • Hours

    Mon–Fri: 9 AM – 5:30 PM
    Sat: 9 AM – 1 PM

  • Phone




  • Location/Directions

    The outpatient pharmacy is conveniently located just off the Main Lobby in the chapel corridor.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center