Beta-Blockers | Easy Drug Card | Dr. Peter Rice

Wednesday, July, 26th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Dr. Peter J. Rice

Beta-Blockers: Drugs That Can Influence Athletic Performance  I recently found myself at an event called the “Salute to Seniors” at our downtown Denver Convention Center.  Not that I’m THAT old – I do take advantage of my senior discount at Einstein Bagels, but I won’t qualify for Medicare until next year. I volunteered with the 9HealthFair team to offer osteoporosis screening and to answer questions under the “Ask A Pharmacist” sign. A young woman – [Read More...]

How To Fill A Prescription At A Different Pharmacy

Monday, July, 24th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Easy Drug Card

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...]

Allergy Symptoms: What You Need to Know!

Wednesday, July, 19th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Easy Drug Card

Allergy Symptoms If you suffer from seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever and allergic rhinitis, your symptoms can make you feel miserable. But before you wrap yourself in a hazmat suit, try these simple strategies to keep your seasonal allergies under control. Reduce your exposure to allergy triggers Reduce your exposure to the allergens that trigger your allergy symptoms: Stay indoors – especially on windy, dry days. The best time to go outside is [Read More...]

Calling in a Prescription to a Pharmacy: What You’ll Need

Monday, July, 17th, 2017 at 7:30 am by Easy Drug Card

Calling In A Prescription To A Pharmacy: What You’ll Need The easiest way to order a new prescription is to have your physician’s office electronically submit the prescription or call in your prescription to your pharmacy. If your physician has already given you a written paper prescription, by law you need to have that piece of paper before the pharmacy can fill the prescription. Doctors are notorious for bad handwriting which may lead your pharmacist [Read More...]

How Do Pharmacies Track Prescriptions?

Monday, July, 10th, 2017 at 9:25 am by Easy Drug Card

How Do Pharmacies Track Prescriptions? Pharmacies use sophisticated pharmacy management software to track prescriptions. These systems contain a member profile with all the usual demographic information one would expect; name, address, phone, allergies, insurance information, etc. These systems keep a record of your prescriptions and are used to identify drug-to-drug interactions based on your prescription history are used to easily refill your prescription. When you use your Prescription Discount Card, this too will be able [Read More...]