Prescription Refills


 

ROC Orthopedics

Prescription Policy

  • Pain medications will only be prescribed by this office following trauma or surgery performed by our physicians. 
  • Pain Medication will only be prescribed for up to 6 weeks following a surgery or trauma - after which, patients will be referred to a Pain specialist or Primary Care Physician for continued refills. 
  • Due to our provider's schedules, we require minimum of 48 hours to respond to a request for additional medications. 
  • Prescriptions will not be filled after 4pm, on weekend, or holidays.
  • Pain medications are prescribed based on a set number of tablets per 24 hours. Early refills are not permitted if pills are used before the set refill date without prior discussion with the surgeon. 
  • Pain medications reported lost, stolen, destroyed, etc will not be refilled early. Keep medications in a safe place. 

 

We expect patients taking pain medications prescribed by ROC Orthopedics to:

  • Not receive any pain medication from any other physician or provider. 
  • Inform surgeon or his assistant about all current medications in addition to the pain medications, including over the counter medications such as Tylenol, Ibuprofen, and Aspirin. 
  • Not consume alcohol while on narcotics and to inform surgeon or his assistant if using alcohol to control pain. 
  • Be aware some medications cannot be called into a pharmacy. These prescriptions will need to be mailed or picked up at our office. 
  • Be aware some narcotics may cause changes in appetite, sleep, sexual desire/performance, and mood. Other side effects may include drowsiness, constipation, delayed reaction times(driving), etc. 

**Please Note: The clinic will not authorize refill requests after hours, weekends, or holidays**

Prescription Refills can also be requested online!

Patient Portal

Please visit our patient portal  to request a refill of your medications. Please note, you will need a username and password to log into the portal

 
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