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Old 11-05-2015, 05:14 PM   #1
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travel if you take prescription meds

I plan to travel west in the spring for about 5 months I take a prescription med for pain but it is a controlled medication. you can not transfer controlled meds to another pharmacy. how do you manage this.
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I am the same as you and I just go to a pharmacy with the container that has the phone number and name of the pharmacy where I got the meds. from.
The new pharmacy then phone the pharmacy where I got the last meds and check to see if the prescription is current and renewable.
They then fill the prescription and I am on the way with a newly filled prescription
Hope that helps you.

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Here's a recent iRV2 thread on the same topic.

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Old 11-05-2015, 06:15 PM   #4
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You just ask your pharmacist for 5 months support.
Recently mine even gave me for 7 months. Paid "mucho" dollars......
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Old 11-05-2015, 06:23 PM   #5
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If youre with an online pharmacy, contact them tell them you need a vacation supply.Or tell them youre situation, I have had mine delivered to a campground before. If you don't have home delivery, I dunno,Good luck.
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Old 11-05-2015, 07:26 PM   #6
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Since we're Full Timers, I do mine via Mail and have them shipped to our Mail Forwarding service and then have the Mail Forwarding service send them to our current location.
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I believe the OP is talking about obtaining Schedule II Controlled Substances (pain meds).

This is altogether different than easily obtaining regular prescriptions as you travel.

Schedule II meds, under a new ruling, can only be prescribed for 30 days and then you need to return to your doctor for a new prescription. The prescription cannot be transferred from pharmacy to pharmacy and you cannot get one for a 90 day period and then have it renewed.

Many full-timers are having a very difficult time with this. To the OP, you need to talk to your doctor to see how you can handle this. Good luck.
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