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... Okay I'm with superspy and pegala on this one, getting your script filled early without your docs approval can cause major problems. There's also a factor that nobody has addressed. Here in the U.S. ... (50 replies)
... for every 30 days with 5 refills for chronic back pain. Well last month, I had to get an early refill, about a week and a half early since I lost my meds. ... (1 replies)
... and III's. My doctor writes a prescription with 5 refills. Like I said, this has happened to me once before and I asked the pharmacist if I could go ahead and refill early and pay cash since the insurance company wouldn't cover it. They wouldn't budge. ... (19 replies)

Refill Question
Mar 16, 2009
... g at the counter. I had been on the same meds, same strength, same dose for more than 2 years and had used only Walgreens as per my contract. Never once had an early fill, and the ONE and ONLY time I was asking for an "early" fill was with my PM doctor's written consent for travel to a family funeral. ... (73 replies)
... Most PM doctors have a very strict policy on narcotic refills. Some will absolutely not allow an early refill for any reason other than stolen medications, and even then most require a police report and will only do this once. ... (6 replies)
... This isn't even an option for me, as my scripts have no refills, so I guess, hoping I should say, as this was my first PM appt. that I WILL get a refill when I go to my next appt. ... (13 replies)
... There was only one time I was shorted. I got half the number of pills and realized halfway through the month I was out. Had to pay cash for the early refill. That isn't an option with pain meds. ... (31 replies)
... Each state has their own regulations and then there are individual Pharmacies that can refuse to fill a prescription for any reason they see fit. As well as each insurance company has their regulations. ... (2 replies)
... So long story short, I have one Ambien left for tonight, as I should have, and called the pharmacy to refill it. I was told that it was not due to be filled until tomorrow. Ummmm... ... (2 replies)
Pain med refill
Mar 2, 2012
... Keep in mind...that if you fill it early each month...than that adds up to having a lot of extra pain meds. ... (2 replies)
... My pharmacy goes by the fill date of the last 6 months of scripts for any medication. I can fill up at the earliest when I have 5 % or 1 weeks worth of medication left. You can always call your insurance to see what dates you would be able to fill (refill) the prescription. (1 replies)
... Hey Izzy, A doc can't over ride the pharmacist decision and make a pharanmmcist put his licence on the line for allowing early refills. If anything the pharmacist is in a position of reporting him for allowing early refills. ... (11 replies)
... that was written with refills works a little differently. A lot of times, your insurance company and pharmacy will come into the refill and when. ... (6 replies)
... that too...but they still wanted me to tell them IN DETAIL why I needed it soon, what I was taking it for, etc... AND they made me pay full price instead of the insurance doing it. ... (17 replies)
... I have no doubt insurance will give you a little leeway, but that's not the question. It's not how soon will my insurance pay for the meds? ... (22 replies)
... and this just doesnt seem right. I have never abused what meds I have been prescribed. I never took more than was alloted and I never needed a early refill. Trust me, there are many many times where I wanted to take more, but I didnt. I know where that would lead. ... (26 replies)
... Depends on how early. And depends on insurance co. And also the pharmacist. I know with my nurotin,i got it filled 5 days early,but with narcotics,is a different ballgame. ... (9 replies)
... I'm not sure I quite understand your post. I don't know how your clinic works, but at mine when I go in for my two month refill appt. My next one is March 2, which means my last visit was Jan. ... (19 replies)
... e without needing a refill at the time, I ended up back in his office for another increase before running out and when I went to the pharmacy to get it filled my insurance said too soon for an increase. ... (9 replies)
... y supply if taken every 6 hours or a 15 day supply if the pharmacist considered entering it as taking one every 4 hours, 6 a day. He waited a month, called for a refill and was told that was a 90 day supply and not to attempt to purchase any more narcotics over the internet or possibly face prosecution for doctor shopping. ... (3 replies)


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