Hurricane Irma and pain medication

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

shaw31
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 166
   Posted 9/6/2017 7:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello all. I live in Florida and may be evacuating from Irma. Our governor says residents can get a 30 day emergency refill of their meds. What about pain meds where I need a script every month? My pain scripts will run out next week and I have my usual follow up on Thursday of next week? Any idea what I am supposed to do? Anyone ever been in my boat?

Thanks!!

Mercy&Grace
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jun 2013
Total Posts : 1678
   Posted 9/6/2017 10:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Call your doctor first thing in the morning. A lot may depend on how hard Irma is expected to hit your area.

shaw31
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 166
   Posted 9/7/2017 3:57 AM (GMT -6)   
I live on the east coast near cocoa beach which is middle Florida on the Far East side.

Stay safe!

pitmom
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jan 2015
Total Posts : 2073
   Posted 9/7/2017 8:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Put ALL medications in a zip lock type bag. Wet meds won't help.
multiple surgeries for rotator cuff both shoulders with residual chronic impingement syndrome, ulnar nerve transposition, carpal tunnel release, wrist ganglionectomies/denervectomies/tenolysis, multiple herniated discs, tarlov cyst, whiplash, bursitis of hips, tendonitis, torus, 3rd degree shoulder separation, torn labrum, ovarian cysts, fibroid tumors of the uterus

Mercy&Grace
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jun 2013
Total Posts : 1678
   Posted 9/7/2017 10:46 AM (GMT -6)   
In Texas, due to the State of Emergency from Hurricane Harvey, it is up to the pharmacist to decide if a Schedule II med can be refilled without getting in touch with the doctor.

If you live in a disaster area, go to your State Board OF Pharmacy website to see what special rules are in effect.

www.pharmacy.texas.gov/files_pdf/2017_Emergency_Dispensing_of_Schedule_II_Medications.pdf

Post Edited (Mercy&Grace) : 9/7/2017 10:50:46 AM (GMT-6)

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, September 22, 2017 12:53 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,871,795 posts in 315,147 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 156645 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Traneboy.
438 Guest(s), 12 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Bay Area Guy, Purrrsiankitty, 10LymeB, Suzee, Spanish, Garthy, NKinney, blksteeda, quincy, marjatito, curacion, Traneboy


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2017 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer