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Updated 2 days ago

"PTCB test is easy to pass once you have the right book" - 1623 Replies

I’m getting my exam next month please can you send me the material or any thing can help my email is squqas@ ymail .com thank you


Updated 4 days ago

Requirements for PTCB for Foreign Pharmacists. - 3 Replies

Hi there! We’re you able to get certified yet?


Updated 5 days ago


A cat requires 50 mg of a liquid medication that has a strength of 150 mg per mL. What fraction of a mL should be given?


Updated 7 days ago

"Why becoming a certified pharmacy technician is not worth your time" - 221 Replies

Hey Johnathan, I completely agree with you, in a retail setting, totally not worth it.I work at an insurance company as a CPhTand I make a little...


Updated 8 days ago

"Rethink the Pharmacy Technican Career Path" - 52 Replies

The best you will get as a pharmacy tech is at an established hospital. The work of a pharmacy tech is not difficult at all, anyone who knows basic...


Updated 8 days ago

CPhT- Frustrated and Disappointed!!! - 46 Replies

I'm starting as a tech in training at $13 no children, not married. That's not bad for my needs at all.

Updated 9 days ago

Help with becoming a nationally certified pharmacy technician? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="mrs_ap in Charlotte, North Carolina"]Read through the Candidate Guidebook located on their website. You could also take the practice exam...

Confused in Leicester, Massachusetts

Pharmacy Technician In Training Application

I filled out the Massachusetts Phar act Technician in Training Application, but I don't know what to do from here? Did I miss something on it telling...

mikey in Hayward, California

Updated 16 days ago

250 mg equals 5 mL how Many milliliters for 100 mg - 1 Reply

If 250 mg equals 5 mL How many milliliters for 100 mg

Cpht lifer in Virginia

Updated 17 days ago

I hate my new pharmacy tech job! How can I cope with it since I cant afford to quit? - 34 Replies

I really hate it...its high stress and during my lunch break I sat in my car and cried that's how overwhelmed I get with the job...Its...

Samuel Robinson in Dallas, Texas

Updated 19 days ago


I'm a certified pharmacy tech, have more than 4 years experience and I think all of these schools are SCAMS!! Why would you pay thousands of dollars...


Updated 19 days ago

Best places to work for? - 228 Replies

I am taking the certification test on December 13th. I was just wondering where the best places to work at are? I work at walgreens as of now(not in...


Updated 20 days ago

need vaccinations in hospital and retail? - 3 Replies

Sorry, I'm new here and this post showed up on some unrelated thread. I found how to start a new one. Do all pharmacy tech's working in a HOSPITAL...

farah in Tracy, California

Updated 27 days ago

what kind of questions appear in PTCB? - 22 Replies

hello. ill be taking the exam couple of months from now. just wanna know what kind of questions usually appear in the exam? so many topics in the...

Rxgirl in Victorville, California

Updated 1 month ago

have anyone taken the pharmacy technician class from the ROP?? - 83 Replies

if anyone has taken the pharmacy technician class from the ROP or Grossmont Adult School pls let me know if the program is any good. thx.

Julian Paul in East Wenatchee, Washington

Updated 1 month ago

Taking the pharm tech test - 833 Replies

How difficult is the test? I am about to complete my first year in college, majoring in biology. Would it be possible to study some books and not...

TheBlur247 in Placentia, California

I need help on a math problem!

I need help on a math question for homework. I need to calculate how many milliliters of the drug is needed to prepare the order. Gentamicin 300...

Lulu in Deer Park, New York

Updated 1 month ago

the worse place to work as a Pharmacy Technician - 491 Replies

CVS hands down!!!! -the pay sucks -understaffed -no breaks -no lunches

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

How do I figure how to get grams from miligrams - 1 Reply

How do u get grams from milligrams

and5six7eight in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

How to get a Pharmacy technician job with no previous retail or hospital experience? - 346 Replies

Been turned down for 4 years as a Certified Pharmacy Technician. Went to school got certified and registered. The problem, I have No experience. So...

Bobbie in Hayden, Idaho

Updated 1 month ago

I self-studied and passed!- want to sell my books... - 42 Replies

Hey all, I took the PTCE last month and passed. To my surprise actually. While taking the test... I was pretty sure I was going to fail but I passed!...

Asadma123 in Rocky Hill, Connecticut

Updated 2 months ago

Can I just learn the top 200 drugs for PTCB exam? - 86 Replies

I am preparing for PTCB exam, and I find it is very difficult to memorize all the drugs from the book. It is like 70 drugs for every chapter, and...

Annonomuys in Macon, Georgia

Updated 2 months ago

I was hired, received a scheduled date to start work and still did not get the job. - 1 Reply

Hi, I applied for this job early May. Got an interview, and the interview went great. A few weeks later in the beginning of June, and employer calls...

Job4me57chevy in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 2 months ago

Was hired for the job, even had a scheduled date to start working and still didn’t get the job?! - 1 Reply

Hi, I applied for this job early May. Got an interview, and the interview went great. A few weeks later in the beginning of June, and employer calls...


Updated 2 months ago

Thinking of a 2 year Pharmacy Tech program? Waste of time, money, and heres why.... - 169 Replies

Thinking about attending a 2 year legit jr college? Your probably thinking that this 2 year degree means something, as a pharmacy tech it really does...

TheTechKid in New York, New York

If anyone wants a good pharmacy tech course message me!

Hey! I recently spend $1200 and took a CUNY Pharmacy Tech course, I found out the class is pretty much online so I have all the material...

Beesharp in San Francisco, California

Updated 2 months ago

Is anyone happy with their job as a pharmacy tech? - 9 Replies

Just finishing my pharmacy tech course-but all I read is how people hate their job. is there anyone happy with their job. Need to hear...

Matthew in Aliso Viejo, California

Updated 3 months ago

American College of Healthcare- on pierce St in Riverside CA - 14 Replies

This school is a BIG joke! I enrolled back in October, Never had a lab to practice, moved 3x in six months, recieved 2 books two days before my last...

pharmbbie in Westminster, California

Pharmacy technician license application in California

Hi everyone, I'm current applying for the pharm tech license in California and I have graduated from a CA high school in 2015. However, for the...

Betty504 in Missouri City, Texas

Anyone Taken ExCpt Test Yet?? Pharmacy tech

Hello I am trying to find the right book to study for the Excpt test! I would like to know what book did u guys use? I’m currently using the Mosby...

Jan in Florida

Updated 4 months ago

I've been scammed :( - 8 Replies

I enrolled in a online program to become a Pharmacy Tech a month ago. I spent $350 abd still have not received my study materials. I have called and...

William Ghunney in Worcester, Massachusetts

Updated 4 months ago

Requirements to take pharm tech exam/certification - 2 Replies

Hi All, i am new to this forum, I have checked ptcb website however I couldn't find the requirements to sit for an exam. I am a licensed...

sa2918 in Irvine, California

Sebron University - a cheap, affordable Pharmacy Tech Course that my sister took in 2016

The school is called Sebron University: Course Link: She said it was an easy application...

marla in Jacksonville, Arkansas

Updated 5 months ago

Isn't there ANYONE who likes being a Pharmacy Technician? - 17 Replies

To answer my own quesetion, I do. I got into the field through Wal-Mart in November 2007. Guess what? I had NO EXPERIENCE. None. Nada. Zip....

ripal in Bartlett, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

How Do You Renew an Expired Pharm Tech License?? - 31 Replies

I am an Illinois resident, and I did not renew my pharmacy technician license this year because I could not find a job as a pharm tech, and my...

Alisha Blake in Bakersfield, California

Updated 5 months ago

GIVE ME A FREAKING BREAK!!!!!!!! - 28 Replies

Even some retail pharmacies are requiring people to have experience in the field! How are we suppose to get experience if no one will give it to us!?...

Nettie Bailey in Kennesaw, Georgia

Updated 6 months ago

Apps to help study for exam? - 1 Reply

Does anybody know of any good mobile apps that can be used to study for the PTCB exam? Anything for math or sig codes?

moneylove76 in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 6 months ago

Could a person become a pharmacy tech just by taking the test and passing? - 31 Replies

What I mean is that, if I take the test and pass it, would I be able to get hired as a pharmacy tech, without any prior training, or schooling?

CHFHater in Des Plaines, Illinois

Updated 6 months ago

Renewal of pharmacy technician License in the state of Illinois - 1 Reply

How to renew pharmacy technician license in the state of Illinois. My license is going to expire on 31 March 2012. My license is still valid ,...

disgusted in Frederick, Maryland

Updated 7 months ago

"Why you don't want to start off your pharmacy technican experience at CVS/Pharmacy" - 92 Replies

Personally, I have never read a post regarding working at CVS/Pharmacy as a positive experience. In my opinion the majority of pharmacy technicians...

Amy H in West Virginia

Updated 7 months ago

Did you take your PTCE Exam? Please come here and help others.... - 942 Replies

Greetings, If you taken your PTCE Exam, it would be of great help to everyone to know what you seen (if you can remember) on your exam. If you...

Vanessa in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 7 months ago

PTCB EXAM RESULTS...along with a question - 1142 Replies

I took the test on aug. 27th which was the first day of the testing window. It took up until 30 minutes ago [midnight] to get my results [I PASSED...

kimm33 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 7 months ago

Is there a trick to remember the abbreviations for routes of administration/dosage forms? - 10 Replies

Is there a trick to remember the abbreviations for the various routes of administration? for example AU = each ear, AS= left ear. Or does anyone have...

Angel in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 8 months ago

WA state approved pharm tech??? - 8 Replies

Hey I just quit my job at WALMART (never ever ever work there, I tried getting my foot in the door at the pharmacy and I was in as a cashier for...

pharmgirl in Santa Rosa, California

CVS CA pharm tech salary?

hi guys, so i am about to begin my pharmacy technician journey at CVS. i live in the north bay in california. i want to know if i can get more...

Flora in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 9 months ago

I'm a new tech at Walmart pharmacy, i'm still confused on using the Connexus system such as billing problems and insurance info - 324 Replies

What are the steps to solve billing problems such as INCORRECT NDC NUMBER, REFILL TOO SOON, etc. or anything else would be helpful? thanks for the...

AJ Holleran in Boca Raton, Florida

Certified Pharmacy Technicians Wanted! **$17.00/hr+**

Our client is changing the way Americans access pharmacies. Your job is to help our patients save money on their prescriptions while providing...

Stressed tf out in Salisbury, Maryland

Updated 10 months ago

RITE-AID - 115 Replies


Dsell123 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Reconstitute mass to volume

How to convert 8g powder(antibiotic) to 67 ml volume? How much water is added? I figured about 5 oz?

cynthia Amoako in Worcester, Massachusetts

Updated 10 months ago

Inputting @ walmart - 1 Reply

Has anyone heard, all Wal-Mart pharmacy Techs have to be 95% at inputting accuracy or will have to leave the pharmacy, even if they can fill and take...

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