3 Steps to Hassle-Free Rx Refills and Renewals
Whether you take a prescription medicine once a year or every day, you want to be sure to have the medicine you need when you need it. We're making the connection between your physician and pharmacy smoother. Here's your part:
1. Time for a refill or renewal?
Call your pharmacy a week before you run out of your medication. The pharmacy will know if you can get a refill or if you need a renewal.
2. Keep your most recent bottle!The label on your prescription bottle shows:
- refills remaining
- prescription expiration date
- prescription number
- important dosing information
3. Call your pharmacy first.
Always call your pharmacy first. They can refill a prescription or request a renewal from your doctor if no refills are left. Lab work or an office visit may be required before your prescription can be renewed.
Do you use MyHealthOnline?
All PAMF patients who use My Health Online get automatic reminders of needed tests or office visits.
Follow these three simple steps and get your medications hassle-free.
Understanding Your Prescription Label
This image is the typical information found on all prescription labels. Highlighted are the important facts your pharmacy may ask you for when calling in or going online to refill a prescription.