Medication

Medication Management Services are a spectrum of patient-centered, pharmacist provided, collaborative services that focus on medication appropriateness, effectiveness, safety, and adherence with the goal of improving health outcomes. It is a service that is individualized for a specific patient, focusing on the patient’s needs and concerns, which also involves the patient in the care process.

  • All refill requests must be submitted through your Patient Portal.
  • Calls of faxes prescription refills will NOT be accepted nor processed
  • Providers give enough refills to make it to your next scheduled appointment. If you have missed or canceled your appointment, you will need to book an appointment. a partial refill of the requested medication may be given until that upcoming appointment at the doctor’s discretion
  • Please allow 3 business days to process the refill request. Refills after 3:00 pm will be reviewed the next business day
  • The practice reserves the right to deny any refill requests if provider suspects abuse or patients are not taking the medication as prescribed
  • First psychiatric follow-up (FU) visits will be scheduled for next two (2) weeks or next available after initial appointment
  • Refill may not be provided if patients have not been seen for three (3) months
  • Medications will not be changed or adjusted without an appointment
  • Refills will NOT be given to patients who no-show for a follow-up appointment
    • Patients on controlled substances, will NOT be provided refills or bridge prescriptions until they are seen.
    • A bridge prescription can be prescribed until the next available appointment
  • Parents must be present during appointments for all patients under 18 years old
  • Benzos will be limited to 6 weeks or less
    •  Patients with sedative dependence should be tapered off the drug or offered referral to inpatient treatment
  • Sleeping pills (Z drugs) will be limited to 20 days a month
  • Stimulants and sedatives will be limited to one stimulant or one sedative, not both
    • One dose of long-acting stimulant is preferable to instant release stimulants or a long-acting dose plus an instant release
  • We recommend to not wait until the last minute.