Medication Refills

Please call before 4PM to request a refill on your medication.  Please allow at least 24 hours for the refill.  It will be called to your pharmacy as soon as possible after approval from your provider.

Pain Medicines

1.  Some prescriptions cannot be called in or faxed to a pharmacy by law.  These are the controlled substances (Schedule II) narcotics which include:

  • Oxycodone and all derivatives. Oxycontin, Percocet, Percodan, Endocet, Endodan, Roxicet.
  • Dilaudid (Hydromorphone)
  • Vicodin (Hydrocodone)
  • Norco (Hydrocodone)

 The above medications must be on a written prescription, signed by the provider, and hand carried to the pharmacy.

2.  Pain medications that may be called in or faxed include:

  • Ultram (Tramadol)
  • Tylenol with Codeine

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Invasive Procedures following Total or Partial Joint Replacement

We follow the guidelines issued by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Dental Association.  It is recommended that for 2 years following total or partial joint replacement that the patient be pre-medicated with a dose of antibiotics one hour prior to a dental procedure or any invasive type procedure.

Recommended medications

Those not allergic to penicillin:
Cephalexin, Cephradine, or Amoxicillin- 2 grams by mouth, 1 hour prior to procedure.

Those who are allergic to penicillin:
Clindamycin- 600 milligrams by mouth, 1 hour prior to procedure.

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