Prescriptions

CVS to Limit Opioids Dispensed to Opioid-Naive Patients to a 7-day Supply

CVS to Limit Opioids Dispensed to Opioid-Naive Patients to a 7-day Supply

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At the pharmacy level, a greater emphasis will be placed on counseling to help patients understand the risks associated with opioid use based on the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

High Rate of Errors in Handwritten Opioid Prescriptions

High Rate of Errors in Handwritten Opioid Prescriptions

Errors are common in opioid medication prescriptions, and most often happen in handwritten prescriptions.

Off-Label Prescriptions Associated With Increased Adverse Events

Off-Label Prescriptions Associated With Increased Adverse Events

The more drugs taken, the higher the risk of adverse events.

Synchronized Prescription Renewal Process Saves Physicians Time, Money

Synchronized Prescription Renewal Process Saves Physicians Time, Money

Renewing all patient's stable medications for 12 to 15 months can save time and money.

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