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refill (one's) prescription

1. To fill and sell another dose or set of doses of a medicine as prescribed to one by a doctor. Because of the strength of the medication, I have to be there in person with ID each time they refill my prescription. We can only refill your prescription twice. After that, you'll need a new prescription from your doctor.
2. To go to or contact a pharmacy in order to buy another dose or set of doses of a medicine as prescribed by a doctor. Do you mind if we swing by the pharmacy on the way home? I need to refill my prescription before I forget. I tried to refill my prescription again, but the pharmacist said they couldn't do it more than twice.
See also: prescription, refill

get (one's) prescription refilled

To go to or contact a pharmacy in order to buy another dose or set of doses of a medicine as prescribed by a doctor. Do you mind if we swing by the pharmacy on the way home? I ran out of painkillers this morning and need to get my prescription refilled. I tried to get my prescription refilled again, but the pharmacist said they couldn't do it more than twice.
See also: get, prescription, refill

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.
See also: prescription, refill
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Those signed up to this drive to decrease use of single use plastics in Wales will be visible to walkers through window stickers and be listed in a bi-lingual refill app.
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A successful case of static refill of the intrathecal pump through ultrasound localization of the refill port, with no need of continuous observation of coordinates and with coordinates, allowing for a precise puncture is described.
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