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refill a prescription

sell a second or subsequent set of doses of a medicine upon a doctor's orders. The pharmacy refused to refill my prescription because it has expired. If you want the drugstore to refill your prescription, just give them the prescription number over the telephone.
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Used at certain dosage levels in certain forms at certain times, prescription drugs are safe and effective.
The true problem could be even greater, as presumably many of the one million had not tried to fill a prescription in early January, and some will not be on prescriptions at all; these must be excluded from the denominator to get a correct error rate.
For Americans growing more knowledgeable about the specifics of self-care, the prescription regime presents a significant and sometimes insurmountable barrier.
The ban is an attempt to head off an anticipated onslaught of drug demands from Americans if legislation pending in Congress legalizes Internet and bulk import of prescription drugs from Canada.
Prescription spending last year in the United States totaled $216 billion wholesale--an increase of almost 12 percent in just 12 months.
And, just like you--the members of Congress and your staffs and other federal employees--all seniors should have the choice of a healthcare plan that provides prescription drugs.
If the company decides to implement the plan, it would pay pharmacists $1 for every changed prescription, beginning in January.
Resources for prescription drug assistance are less scarce than they seem, and most people have access to at least some of them.
And if you need a supply of medicine while waiting for your mail-order delivery, Rx Universe has over 50,000 participating pharmacies that can fill your prescription at savings of from 5% to 40% off retail price.
MEDICARE MAY SOON PAY FOR OUTPATIENT PRESCRIPTION drugs, bringing relief to a growing number of elderly and disabled burdened by soaring drug costs.
Two thirds of Medicare beneficiaries have prescription drug coverage through a retirement health plan, a Medigap or other private insurance policy, a Medicare HMO, or through Medicaid.
Data on prescription practices show that although the New York law heralded a sharp drop in benzodiazepine Prescriptions, it also preceded marked increases in prescriptions for other sedatives that are more addictive, less effective in quelling anxiety, and more dangerous when taken in an overdose, according to a report in the Nov.
This manual is designed to accompany the third edition of Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, which contains the behavioral objectives for the examination of ACSM certification candidates in exercise testing and prescription programs.
CHICAGO -- In an effort to make prescription medications safer and to improve the quality of care in Illinois, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois announced today the implementation of a statewide, collaborative program that will unite the health care industry and expand e-prescribing throughout Illinois.