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... Question about prescriptions my dr office requires refills be called in 48 hours in advance, but each prescription is supposed to last 30 days. ... (11 replies)
... which you are required to get a new script for each month, no refills, and no filling before the fill date. If you are on Tramadol, that is not a Schedule II med, and it treated much more leniently. ... (30 replies)
Filling Med early?
Jun 11, 2010
... I'm so happy that it was resolved. But, there is no way you should lose your refills, because of a pharmacy error. This happened to me once (the pharmacy employee didn't indicate my refills). Well, before I left I pointed out my refills aren't showing and that I don't see my PM Doctor for 2 months and she doesn't allow phone authorizations for prescriptions. Well, the... (15 replies)

... I know that most topics about early refills tend to refer to a person using class 3 drugs like Vicodin,etc. ... (14 replies)
... or they may be given prescriptions ahead of time with a date written upon which they can fill it on or after. ... (6 replies)
Pain med refill
Mar 2, 2012
... A narcotic prescription is meant to last for 30 days. So a Pharmacy does have a right, all on their own, to decline filling it until then. There shouldn't be a reason that you are out of medicine before 30 days. ... (2 replies)
... I can't speak for anyone else, but if you have been flagged already for filling medications early, then please be very careful and be extra sure to read the directions on the label and follow them to the letter. ... (7 replies)
... as i said on another thread regarding fill-in Rx's, most folks who travel know in advance that they will be out of town and pain folks are justifiably keenly aware of refill dates on their drugs. put that together and simply ask your prescriber for a "60-day supply" which he states on the Rx. If you know your doctor and he/she knows you and, especially if you fill your... (10 replies)
... was NOT a pleasant experience and I told my pain doc about it. He understood and said that some pharmacists have a 'passive aggressive' attitude when it comes to filling pain meds. ... (3 replies)
... And for what it's worth I think it's funny that you mention it being the law that a pharmacist not let an insured person pay cash to bypass the fill date. I was trying to point out that I take a triptan for my migraines (not a narcotic, or habit forming). It is very very expensive so insurance won't cover nearly enough to get me through a month. The pharmacy has no problem... (20 replies)
... the dentist and the ob, for several months now, and other times , filling a prescription what is considered early. ... (20 replies)
Apr 17, 2013
... Insurance companies don't like filling ANY prescriptions more than a few days ahead of time... ... (5 replies)
... gs I mentioned in a previous post. I think the reason why he went off on me the first time was that I am a new patient, and he wanted to make it very clear that early fills are not acceptable. ... (16 replies)
... doctor is capable of treating psychiatric conditions or anxiety as well as a psychiatrist. Your psychiatrist might have been willing to refill your anxiety meds early for several reasons, one of them being that klonopin has a lower profile for abuse than other anxiety meds and they are not as strictly regulated as opiates are. ... (16 replies)
... That much I have put together as the doctor did clearly say I could fill it as early as the 11th. He would not have said that if it were not legal. ... (16 replies)
... I agree that things can get messed up with 'fill in' Dr.s...As mentioned...they aren't under any obligation to fill your prescriptions the same way unless they are doing that Dr. ... (6 replies)
... When I get two scripts from the same doctor for the same meds (sometimes including hydrocodone) I give them both to the pharmacy when I fill the first script. If that first script has a refill on it, I just call in the refill request. They don't use the second script until the first one is exhausted. "Banking" your scripts like this (assuming you use the same pharmacy or... (10 replies)
... negligence on the part of these folks. For instance, I just read of one pharmacy that was filling thousands of scripts for one doc over a period of just a few months. ... (19 replies)
... I'm shocked to read this...Why can't someone who works in a pharmacy take narcotics? Is this a law or did you just not want your employer to know your business? I understand if you were getting narcotics from different docs, but if all rxs are from the same doc, then how can they discuss your rx history? Are they not bound by the Hippa laws? Did your contract say you had... (9 replies)
... of pain meds since my fusion surgery in March 2006. There has never been any problem or question about the doses or the scripts themselves. I never have refilled early or asked for more, any of the "flags" that the doctors and pharmacies look for. ... (45 replies)

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