NM Board of Pharmacy mailing address:
5500 San Antonio Dr. NE Suite C
Albuquerque NM 87109
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. MST
The New Mexico Board of Pharmacy regulates the pharmaceutical industry that includes licensing pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacist interns, pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes, public health clinics, drug research facilities, and boarding homes.
The Board of Pharmacy investigates complaints dealing with misfilled prescriptions, controlled substance thefts, dispensing adulterated and unapproved drugs, failure to properly communicate side effects of prescription medications to patients, and other violations dealing with unprofessional conduct.
The board administers and enforces the Pharmacy Act, the Drug Device and Cosmetic Act, the Controlled Substance Act, the Drug Precursor Act, and the Drug Product Selection Act.
Coronavirus Information is located under the FAQs section (click here)
An update to USP <797> becomes effective November 1, 2023. An overview of key changes can be found here: https://www.rld.nm.gov/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/USP-797-Key-Changes.pdf
Medical Gas Repackagers and Sellers:
If you are a manufacturer, wholesale drug distributor, or pharmacy licensed by the Board, a separate medical gas license is not required.
SCAM PHONE CALLS TARGETING PHARMACISTS AND PRACTITIONERS
Healthcare Distribution Alliance Pharmaceutical Cargo Security Coalition Fraud Alert
Volunteers Sought For Continuous Professional Development Project
Monitored Treatment Program reminder
After Hours Diversion Emergencies – 505-469-5641
Licensing, PMP, and Administrative issues – Please call numbers below during business hours
Cheranne McCracken, R.Ph., Executive Director/Chief Drug Inspector
(Questions regarding rules, drug diversion, complaints, inspections, presentation of law updates, web updates, etc.)
Kristina Benavidez, Licensing Assistant
(Inspector questions include rules, drug diversion, complaints, inspections, investigations, etc.)
Public Notice For Records Inspection
VIPPS Accredited Pharmacy
Looking to find a safe online pharmacy? Click this link to find the VIPPS Accredited Pharmacy list along with the list of Not Recommended Sites.