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- The name, address, and phone number of your pharmacy. Call the phone number when you have about a 5-day supply left of your medicine, and you have refills remaining (see #4). If you need to get a prescription renewed (meaning that you have no remaining refills), your clinician’s office may need the name, address, and phone number of the pharmacy to renew your prescription promptly.
- Prescription number. Often listed as a number after the letters “Rx,” each of your medicines has its own unique number. Know your prescription number when you call the pharmacy to refill your medication.
- Name of medicine and instructions for taking. Make sure you know what you are taking, as well as the dose and strength. The number and unit of measure listed is the amount of medicine in one pill, so your dose would be higher than that if you have been instructed to take 2 or more pills at one time.
- The number of refills remaining. This is the number of times you can refill your medicine at the pharmacy before you need a new prescription from your healthcare provider.