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pierceme05
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My last pack of bithcontrol pills runs out in two weeks. On my prescription it says, "No refills, authorization required". I have a doctor's appointment is August but my pills will run out by then. Can I just go to the pharamacy and hand them the sticker (which I usually do) and hope they will call the doctor and renew the prescription or do I have to call and do it myself?
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Heather
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I'd just call your doctor yourself and ask for he or she to call your renewed prescription into the pharmacy.

Unless you're overdue for your annual exam, getting that refilled with a phone call should be no problem.

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