Best Drugs to Stock in a Prepper Home Pharmacy

| July 11, 2019

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A well-stocked prepper home pharmacy ensures that you will not need to run out to the store to purchase a medication when you are feeling under the weather or when it may not be safe to venture out.

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Hammersmith Medicines Research Ltd

HMR is a Contract Research Organisation (CRO). We specialise in and can provide a full service for phase 1 and early phase 2 studies. Our premises are spacious (5995 m²) and have 145 beds, a sleep unit for polysomnography, facilities for volunteers, laboratories, a pharmacy, including an aseptic unit and radiopharmacy, and offices. We have over 250 staff – 10 physicians, 35 nurses or nurse graduates, and over 200 graduates or PhD. We have done over 850 studies since 1993. HMR is one of the largest early-phase CROs in Europe.

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