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 I need help!!?
I have this little white spot on the left side of the inside of my throat. My throat hurts quite a bit. And I feel something on the left side of my neck, below jawline. What does this sound like?! S...

 Smoatch HURTS HELP!!?
omgg.. please help i tryed everthing go to the bathroom,
Eat, Laydown it just wont go away!!!! please please please please please please help me!...

 I have had a sty in my left eye for two days now!! it is irritating and affecting my work. how do i relieve it

 Get rid of a sore throat? FAST!?
I'm going on vacation in 3 days and have a painful sore throat. It hurts to swallow and is pretty much the worst one i've ever gotten. I need fast relief in order to get ready and the ...

 Headache always on one side?
i post a headache question some times ago. it seems whenever i have headache, its always on the right forehead. and whats up with that?...

 I ave proplems wit both mi knees, n dey kill nearly everytime i move dem?
i ave proplems wit both of mi knees, n da hospital dnt kno y. nearly everytime i move dem dey kill. i've ad tones of physio, n it dsnt seem 2 help. i ave ad an op, n da hospital sey its fine but ...

 When I walk uphill...?
I have a real painful ache in the back of my ankle when I walk uphill - I think it's my achilles tendon. I almost have to stop walking but I don't. When I reach level ground again, ...

 How many tylenol is too much tylenol?
I know the stuff kills ya, so how much is TOO MUCH so I'll steer away from it....

 Will vicodin help me sleep?
I'm in alot of pain and I can't sleep. I figure there's no use in taking one if it won't help me sleep. Will it?
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I know they're addicting, ...

 I got my cartilage pierced a few days ago, and at first it was fine, but now it's an absolute disaster. HELP!
I got my cartilage pierced about 4 days ago and the first couple days it was fine. It only hurt to sleep on it and if someone touched it. I was told to clean it twice a day with alcohol and to twist ...

 I fell down the stairs now im in pain?
Hi Im otherwise healthy but slipped down the stairs and banged my coxs and now both my ankles really hurt and stiff,ive headache on the right of my head even though i did not bang it,and my bum ...

 Whats the difference between a headache and a migraine?
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 Any advice or information on epidural injections for back pain relief?
I have a herniated disc between my L5 and S1 vertebrae, and sciatica...my Dr. wants to give me a series of epidural injections for pain relief. Anyone know if this works, or have any experience with ...

 Terrible headache....?
I am having terrible headache since two days, afraid of any medication,is there any exercise to get rid of the headache?Thankyou in advance....

 Headache sorethroat/ feeling dizzy joints ache?
had to come home from work today felt dizzy and my throat was on fire shold i go to the docs
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called the doc out couldnt move gave me penacilin two four time a day eyes ...

 Hi, I am in extreme pain & my Dr. recently cut my pain medicine. Where can I buy oxycontin,perc,morph online?
I broke my back and I have been in EXTREME PAIN for the past few months. My dr. is lowering my prescription and it is not working!! I am looking for online pharmacies that I can purchase medication ...

 What could cause numbness down the ouside of a hand down into the little finger?

 Exercises for toning knees that don't hurt?!?
I don't like how flabby my knees look. I'd like to tone them up but every exercise I try (lunges, squats, etc.) makes them HURT. They swell up and get really warm, and feel like they'...

 What is worse pain? Emotional or physical pain?

 My left ear hurts a lot and the back of my throat hurts?
my ear hurts and the left side of the back of my throat hurts. i read that ear infections and throat infections clear up on their own but it's been more than 10 days. any advice on making it ...

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My pharmacy wont refill my RX early, they say it's too early for insurance to cover it, I need it, what do I ?
I recently got a RX filled on the 10th of this month, it was for a 30 day supply. I just ran out like yesterday. I had to take 1 more pill than what the doctor wrote it for. My doctor called in a refill, but the pharmacy is refusing to fill it, they say it's too early. What can I do? I need my meds. I have a anxiety disorder.

Try another pharmacy.

Ask for a "vacation prescription". Most insurance companies will pay for an occasional extra script if you are going on vacation.

Well, you can't go to another pharmacy, (like in the "OLD DAYS"), because they're all tied in together via computers so...
about the only thing I can think of is to have your doctor call the pharmacy PERSONALLY! That's it!

go to your doctor explain u had to take an extra pill for it to work with ur body type and he can call the pharmacy for u to get a refill with a better presciption :)

call your insurance and ask for an early refill release. if its a medication that can be refilled early they will put it in the system and when you got back to the pharmacy it will process through.

If you show a history of getting early refills or it is a medication the insurance plan needs permission to override, you must have your dr call your insurance plan to ok an early fill or pay for it full price so it wont be charged against your insurance.

if you really need it you can pay for it out of your pocket. The insurance plan cant stop you from getting a prescription if its not being charged to your insurance

Pay cash for the number you need to get to your next refill date. Make sure of the exact number so you don't pay for too many. It could be expensive depending on what kind of medication it is.

Something else has to be wrong. If it's not a controlled substance (like narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and anabolic steroids) then they will refill them up to four days early. If it's in one of the above mentioned classes, they will only refill it on the exact day that the law allows no matter how many pharmacies you go to.

Also, for the above listed controlled substance, paying cash won't help, they simply will not refill them until the law allows them. With computers today, pharmacies can "see" when the last prescription was filled, regardless or the pharmacy.

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Can't they let you have one or two to get you past this time delay. They should not charge you excessively for it, either.

Your doctor should have called your insurer with a change in dosage, and called the pharmacy to add whatever number you need to make the next "authorized" refill date. It's a shame that some executive can make a medical decision without benefit of having to get a license to practice medicine.

You should get a new prescription for a high dose. If it is an insurance company issue, than it will be refused at every pharmacy. Since it is probably a controlled drug, you can only transfer it once. You can always pay for it yourself.

Lady Sapphire
Your doctor will need to explain the change in dosage to the pharmacy and let them know when it began. Your doctor may also be able to offer you samples if that doesn't work.

either you pay out of pocket OR wait until the insurance kicks in and pays for it...thats all you can do...

its not the pharmacy's fault...its your insurance...

if you are taking more than prescribed you need a new prescription and the insurance has to document it has a "change of dosage"....

however......if the medication IS for a controlled substance the pharmacy will NOT let you pay for it without insurance until the MD authorizes it...

First, did you tell your doctor that you need a higher dose? Did the doctor call in to the pharmacy with a prescription that is written for a higher dose?

If the prescription the doctor called in to the pharmacy is for the higher dose, the pharmacy may be able to override the insurance because it is a dose change.

If you failed to tell your doctor that you need 1 more pill a day and/or the doctor wrote for the exact same dose as before, your insurance company won't pay for it.

In some cases, the pharmacist can't do anything anyway. The insurance company just puts their foot down and refuses to pay for a new round of medication before it is due, dose increase or not. This is especially true in cases where you are getting a controlled medication, such as Xanax, the brand name for Alprazolam. They don't know if you actually need the increase treatment-wise or if you are just getting addicted to it. Again, you need to work with your doctor.

As for paying cash, again, if this is a controlled substance, and the new prescription is not written for a dose change, the pharmacy won't allow you to pay out-of-pocket either.

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