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Where Can I Get a Prescription Filled?

Where can I get a prescription filled?   When you are prescribed to take a medication from your physician, dentist, podiatrist or veterinarian to treat your (or your pet’s) illness you will be given a prescription. In the United States, pharmacies need a prescription to legally dispense FDA-approved medications.   LOCAL COMMUNITY PHARMACIES The most common place for filling your prescription is at a local community pharmacy. Some pharmacies are conveniently located inside of a [Read More...]

What Is a Pharmacy?

What Is a Pharmacy?   A pharmacy is commonly known as a retail store that dispenses FDA approved prescription medications as well as over the counter remedies that do not require a physician’s prescription. There are many types of pharmacies across the country including community (retail) pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, compounding pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, clinical pharmacies, ambulatory care pharmacies, and regulator pharmacies. Most people are familiar with their local community retail pharmacy. Along with selling [Read More...]

How Do Drugs Influence Athletic Performance?

Drugs that can Influence Athletic Performance   I’m big into bicycling.  Sometimes I will make the mistake of referring to an organized ride as a “race”, but I try to always use “event”. Like many athletes, I’ve found that it is most effective to compete against myself rather than to try to be trying to outdo others.  My goal for most long events is just to survive. Some of my rides can be pretty long [Read More...]

Back to School: Children’s Health

Back To School Now that you’re ready for your child’s school year by purchasing the necessary pens, pencils, notebooks, backpack, and the exciting new wardrobe, it’s time to consider your child’s health as they head off to school.   Prepare for Proper Sleeping Habits As the summer winds down, so should the routine of late nights and sleeping-in. Your child will be more alert and focused in class if you start getting them ready for [Read More...]

How To Fill A Prescription At A Different Pharmacy

How To Fill A Prescription At A Different Pharmacy If you have refills at one pharmacy you will need to get them transferred from the original pharmacy to get the refill from the new pharmacy. But it’s easy. Steps for transferring your prescriptions Call or visit the pharmacy you want to transfer your prescriptions to and tell your new pharmacy that you want to transfer your prescriptions from your old pharmacy. Give them the name, strength, and prescription [Read More...]