"It is our goal to provide the highest quality pharmacy services, medical equipment and overall experience to all of our customers."

Eric Black

R. Ph.

Born and raised in Mt Vernon, Eric graduated St Louis College of Pharmacy in 2003 leading to the purchase of the Medicine Shoppe in 2009 from his father. He met his wife Linda there as well and together they have 5 children. Eric enjoys fishing, golf, and is also a licensed private pilot.

Mary Anne Herman

R. Ph.

Pharmacist Mary Anne was born and raised in Indiana. She graduated from Butler University College of Pharmacy in 1995. She has worked at the Medicine Shoppe for nearly 10 years. Mary Anne lives with her husband, Chris, and their three children on a farm in Xenia.

James Taylor

R. Ph.

Pharmacist James Taylor was raised in Wayne City, IL. He graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 2011. He has worked in retail community pharmacy for 10+ years. He met his wife Audrey, from his hometown, where they still currently live and raise their two children.

YOUR Pharmacy in Mt. Vernon, IL

WELCOME TO The Medicine Shoppe

We operate on the belief that our business will continue to prosper only if we take care of our patients. This means that our team members are empowered to make decisions with the goal of maximizing service to you our patient. Additionally management and owners are on site to assist if required. Need an answer fast? We make that happen. Have a special out of the ordinary need? We can probably help or find someone who can.

Locally owned and operated since 1984, The Medicine Shoppe was opened by Richard Black R.Ph and in 2009 was purchased by son Eric Black R.Ph.

We look forward to assisting you!

New clients are welcome

call today for an appointment

The Medicine Shoppe


“The guys [TMS Mobility] who keep my wheels going and give me my freedom to roll.”

- Fran S.

“Top notch service as always. TMS, thank you so much for getting back to me so promptly with CPAP supply pick up.”

- Carrie M.

“A big thank you to Eric for suggesting the supplements for the mess I take. I’m so full of energy I don’t know what to do!!! Thanks for a great job!!”

- Diana S.

“Professional, caring, and fast service. It doesn’t get any better. The Medicine Shoppe in Mt. Vernon, IL. is absolutely the best!!!”

- Laura S.

“The Medicine Shoppe in Mt. Vernon, IL. Is the best. Great place and friendly people. They take time to talk to a customer, that is wonderful! Thank all of you for helping us all these years.”

- T. C.



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