The first licensed pharmacist was Louis Dufilho Jr. and he opened his shop in the French Quarter. He became the first American pharmacist in the early 1800's.


The average salary of a Pharmacist is $106,410 annually, reported from the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The highest-paid Pharmacists usually receive $131,440 and the lowest-paid receive about $77,390. This salary surprises many people because many do not think Pharmacists get paid that much.


In order to become a Pharmacist you would need to enroll in a PharmD or a doctorate of Pharmacy degree. And for students who want to begin a four year pharmacy program will need to complete two years of undergraduate course work and pass the Pharmacy College Admission Test, or PCAT.

Benjamin Franklin was not just the founding father of the United Sates, but he is also one of the founding fathers pf pharmacy. He played a huge role in establishing one of the first public hospitals and hospital pharmacies.
coca-cola was actually invented by pharmacist John pemberton. When he created the product, he carried it down to Jacob's pharmacy where it was sampled and put on sale for 5 cents a glass. Another pharmacist, Charles alderton , invented Dr.Pepper and Pepsi was created by pharmacist as well as vernor's ginger ale.
The most common medication is insulin. Although, Lipitor is the best-selling drug ever. It was first created in 1997 and is worth about $125 billion.


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