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Nov 22, 2020

Prior Authorization Rejection

This page covers what a Prior Authorization is and why it happens.

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Nov 22, 2020

MD

Pharmacist insists he cannot prescribe Adderall brand to my patient unless I mark DAW which is always cumbersome in my e-prescription platform. Is this

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Oct 24, 2020

1 tab q 6 hrs qty 30

1 tab every 6 hours qty 30, how many days supply is it?

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Oct 19, 2020

2 Tablets= 3 days supply?

In my prescription, it says 1 tablet orally once, instr: take now and repeat in 3 days. My question is , I have only 2 tablets and why would it say days

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Oct 17, 2020

Naloxone Nasal Spray

Learn about Naloxone Nasal Spray here. Common questions answered.

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Oct 07, 2020

Air Force Pharmacy Technician 4POX1

Air Force Pharmacy Technician 4POX1: Requirements, Training/Basic School, Mandatory Knowledge,

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Sep 29, 2020

Mirria

I am new to the health/prescription insurance world. My question is: When an insurance company rejects a claim with: Denied code 22 missing/invalid DAW/product

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Sep 29, 2020

Lisinopril 20mg #30

What is the days supply for Lisinopril 20mg #30 1 tab by mouth every day?

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Sep 16, 2020

Requesting my treatment plan a HIPAA violation?

There is a pharmacist at the Walgreens that I go to, who is being very unprofessional. She yells at me. Tells me that my medical problems aren't good enough

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Jun 18, 2020

Is changing phone phone number on profile a HIPPA violation?

We had someone come in to drop off a prescription for their friend, not for themselves. They confirmed all of their friends information AND asked for their

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Jun 18, 2020

Absolutely NO jewelry at all?

USP797 says that no jewelry can be worn in the clean room. Must all jewelry be removed even if it can be completely covered and doesn’t interfere with

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Jun 10, 2020

Pharmacy technician

Good morning, If a pharmacy technician at CVS in Massachusetts informs another person that I am not currently friends with through text messaging as

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Jun 10, 2020

Pharmacy technician

Good morning, If a pharmacy technician at CVS in Massachusetts informs another person that I am not currently friends with through text messaging as

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Jun 10, 2020

Hippa Violation?

A pharmacy technician who is friends with my boyfriend texted him that I have a prescription waiting at Walgreens. Is this against Hipaa?

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Jun 10, 2020

Fosamax 70mg: 1 tab PO every week, quantity #4 What is the Days Supply?

1 tab PO Every Week, Quantity #4

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May 30, 2020

What equals 90 day supply: Take 1/2 tablet by mouth three times a day. How many Tabs?

Take 1/2 tab three times a day. How many tabs per 90 days?

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May 23, 2020

Can a non-employee (although a currently licensed pharmacy tech) access records or fill prescriptions if they are assisting their pharmacist spouse at a privately owned pharmacy?

Can a non-employee ( although a currently licensed pharmacy tech) access records or fill prescriptions if assisting pharmacist spouse at a private pharmacy

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May 23, 2020

How long will this last? What is the days supply for this Tylenol with Codeine #3 prescription?

Tylenol with Codeine #3 Take 1 or 2 tabs by mouth every 6 hours as needed for pain #40

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May 01, 2020

What is the main action of cardiac glycosides in heart failure?

What is the main action of cardiac glycosides in heart failure? Why are glycosides important for the heart?

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May 01, 2020

Why won't my prescriber just write my cousin a prescription for an antibiotic when he is sick? What is the doctor's reasoning for not getting him on an antibiotic?

Your cousin has a cold and wants to know why his physician won't just prescribe an antibiotic and make her well. How would you explain the doctor's reasoning

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May 01, 2020

Technician training

How long does hands-on training within the pharmacy settings take for technicians?

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May 01, 2020

Peter has a nasty sinus infection but is allergic to penicillin. Which alternative medication should his physician prescribe: sulfamethoxazole or itraconazole? Why?

Peter has a nasty sinus infection but is allergic to penicillin. Therefore, his physician prescribes an alternative. Would you expect his physician to

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May 01, 2020

What are the risks associated or involved when healthcare professionals inject patients with medication?

I'd like to know what risks are associated when pharmacy technicians compound IV medication, including Chemotherapy mediation. If it is not done correctly,

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May 01, 2020

Use Young's Rule to Determine the Appropriate dosage for a 7-year old child who needs propylthiouracil. The normal adult daily dose is 150mg.

Please round to the nearest tenths position. The normal adult daily dose is 150mg. A 7-year old child is prescribed Propylthiouracil. Find the appropriate

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Apr 24, 2020

30 or 60 day

If the patient had an inhaler and based on the directions it would be a 60 day supply which the insurance charges two copays. He says he can’t afford 2

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Apr 24, 2020

45 pills for 28 days taken 2x a day

If I have a script for 45 pills to take 1-2 tabs a day and it's for about 28 days, how many should I have left if only taking 1 a day for 28 days

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Apr 24, 2020

1 tablet every 8 hrs if need for a total supply of 30

How long will the 30 xanax's last me

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Apr 24, 2020

Clarithromycin 125mg/5ml 2 teaspoonsful bid for 7days How many GRAMS per day?

How many grams will the patient take daily?

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Apr 24, 2020

Calculate the days' supply for this Humulin R Question

Humulin R Sig: 15 U PC and 30 U PC dinner Dispense: 2 vials (10ml vials)

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Apr 24, 2020

Carisoprodol 350mg #40 SIG: 1 tab po QID What is the Days Supply?

Carisoprodol 350 mg #40 Sig: one tab po q.i.d What is the days supply?

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Apr 23, 2020

Whats the day supply?

Quantity 30 tablets Take 0.5 tablets for one week and then take 1 tablet each day until finished What is the Days Supply? And how do you figure it?

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Apr 23, 2020

How soon can I refill my Lyrica?

Medication is Lyrica, last prescription filled was for a 90 day supply on 1/18/19. How soon can I pick up my current 1month supply. Thanks

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Apr 23, 2020

Clindamycin Phos-Benzoyl Peroxide 1-5% External Gel

the SIG is: apply and gently massage into affected area(s) twice daily what is the QTY for a 90 day supply?

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Apr 23, 2020

1.5 tablets twice daily for 28 days-What is the quantity?

I am to take 1 1/2 tablet twice a day for 4 weeks. What is the quantity I should receive?

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Apr 23, 2020

Ibuprofen 100mg/5ml - What is the days supply for 1-2 Teaspoonfuls every 6 hours (QTY 120ml)?

What is the day supply for 1-2 teaspoonful(s) every 6 hours for 120ml?

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Apr 23, 2020

What is a 90 day supply for one tablet every other day?

One tablet qod - how many pills is a 90 day supply?

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Apr 23, 2020

Prelone - Dosing & Prescribing Instructions

How to write script for prelone 15 mg/5ml

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Apr 23, 2020

Spiriva respiment, Strength 2.5 mcg per act, Quantity 4 gm, Dose=2 puffs a day,what are days of supply=?

Spiriva respiment, Strength 2.5 mcg per act, Quantity 4 gm, Dose=2 puffs a day, what are days of supply=?

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Apr 23, 2020

1 tablet every 24 hours. How many tablets should I recieve

What quantity should I get?

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Apr 22, 2020

My Vyvanse prescription

On my Vyvanse prescription do I need brand name medically necessary check off & medically necessary override for Medicaid to pay for it?

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Apr 18, 2020

Xanax take twice a day . Filled once and recieved 60 pills and has 0.67 left how many pills is that

I have prescription for three month supply of Xanax I recieved one month supply of 60. It says 0.67 refills left . How many pills is remaining?

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Jan 01, 2020

Problem on this question!?

U-100 #10ml bottle 5g. Sig: 25 u subQ TID AC

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Jan 01, 2020

Looking for antibiotic

Hello, Does this pharmacy compound IV antibiotic Cefazolin (Ancef or Kefzol) 1 gram every 12-24 hours Thank you, Carolann Kummins

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Jan 01, 2020

Duration of medicine

I was wondering if anyone can give me the correct information about how long extended release Xanax extends? My pharmacist told me 8 hours, a different

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Dec 31, 2019

If a physician orders 2 tbsp twice a day how many days will an 8 oz bottle last

If a physician orders 2 tbsp twice a day how many days will an 8 oz bottle last?

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Dec 29, 2019

Hippa question

I recently left the country for 13 days. I requested a 2 day early supply of Ultram. This is the only controlled medication I take and the first time

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Dec 27, 2019

How many daily?

I’m prescribed 1-1/2 tabs q6 a day. How many if this daily?

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Dec 27, 2019

300 tablets 2 tablets 2 times a day

Yeah, 300 tablets two tablets by mouth two times a day. How many days supplies that?

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Dec 27, 2019

Requesting my treatment plan a HIPAA violation?

There is a pharmacist at the Walgreens that I go to, who is being very unprofessional. She yells at me. Tells me that my medical problems aren't good enough

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