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Can I use a prescription again?

Can I use a prescription again?

Repeat prescriptions allow the same prescription to be dispensed more than once. A repeat prescription must be dispensed for the first time within 6 months of the date on the prescription. After this, the repeat prescription can continue to be valid beyond 6 months, according to the directions on the prescription.

What if I run out of prescription?

The best thing to do when you realize you’re going to run out of medication is call your doctor. They may be willing to contact the pharmacy of your choice so you can get a prescription filled there. Even if it’s after-hours, call anyway and leave a message explaining the situation.

Can you take a repeat prescription to any pharmacy?

Can I take my repeat prescription to any pharmacy? Yes, it is stated in the NHS terms of service that patients can use any pharmacy, however you can still nominate a pharmacy to dispense your repeat prescriptions for you.

What should you know before taking prednisone again?

Never assume it will be the same as what you had last time or what a friend or family member is prescribed. Never take more prednisone than your doctor has recommended. Never stop prednisone suddenly if you have been taking it for a long period of time. Never start another course of prednisone without first discussing this with your doctor.

When do you stop writing reviews for medications?

Medications should be used as a tool if you don’t change your eating habits then you can gain all the weight back. *sidenote…please stop writing reviews when you haven’t taken the medication or just started the medication. The purpose of a review is to give your opinion on a product after using it for some time.

Are there any side effects after stopping MedlinePlus?

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical treatment: watery or bloody stools, stomach cramps, or fever during treatment or for up to two or more months after stopping treatment.

What does the number needed to treat mean?

This is known as the number needed to treat, or NNT. The accepted NNT for use of a statin drug is 104. This means that for every 104 people who take a statin, only 1 person has a heart attack prevented! Please read that AGAIN. 104 people are put at risk of adverse effects caused by statin drugs to save 1 person!