Your doctor prescribed your medicine to help keep you healthy, but if you aren't taking your medicines exactly as your doctor said you should, they won't work as well. Missing even 1 dose per week can affect how well your medicine works.
Humana offers helpful online tools to help keep you on track with your medicine. You can sign up at Humana.com and we’ll guide you through each step.
Side effects may not last long. Your body just needs to adjust to the medicine. If you take less of your medicine or take it less often because of side effects, it could take even longer for your body to get used to it. Stick with your medicine unless side effects become severe. In that case, contact your doctor right away.
Not all medicines work well together, even if they work well on their own. What you are feeling may not be a side effect of one medicine—it could be your medicines reacting to each other. This is why it's important to make sure your doctor and pharmacist know all the medicines you take, including over-the-counter products like pain relievers. Herbal medicines and vitamin supplements can also react with your medicine.
Your doctor prescribed your medications with your condition in mind. But if you don't tell your doctor all of your conditions, he or she may prescribe a medicine that doesn't interact well with other conditions you might have. Make sure your doctor and pharmacist know about all your conditions before you take a new medicine.
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Knowing the right way to take your medicine could reduce side effects. For example, your medicine may need to be taken when you eat or taken at a certain time of day. If you aren't sure about the best way to take your medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Don't guess when it comes to instructions. Your doctor or pharmacist will be glad to make sure you have the correct instructions on how to take your medicine. Call them right away if you have questions about your medicine.
There may be resources available to you if you are having trouble getting to the pharmacy to refill your medicines. Call 1-800-491-4164, and let the on-call nurse help you.
The pharmacy network and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.
Humana’s pharmacy network, for both the Humana-Walmart and Humana-Preferred prescription drug plans, offers limited access to pharmacies with preferred cost sharing in urban areas of AL, CA, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VA, VT, WA, WV, WY; suburban areas of AZ, CA, CT, DE, HI, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, PR, RI, VT, WA, WV; and rural areas of AK, DC, IA, MN, MT, ND, NE, SD, VT, WY. There are an extremely limited number of preferred cost share pharmacies in urban areas in the following states: CT, MA, MI, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, RI, SC and VT. The lower costs advertised in our plan materials for these pharmacies may not be available at the pharmacy you use. For up-to-date information about our network pharmacies, including pharmacies with preferred cost sharing, please call Customer Care at 1-800-281-6918 (TTY: 711) Monday – Sunday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., or consult the online pharmacy directory at Humana.com.
1*Humana Pharmacy mail delivery shipments for new prescriptions are typically received within 7-10 days from the date of your order and in 5-7 days for a refill. If you don’t receive your shipment within this time frame, call 1-800-379-0092 (TTY: 711). Humana Pharmacy is available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Eastern time.
If you’re a patient of Humana Pharmacy, you can refill prescriptions and make payments online—even from your smartphone with the Humana Pharmacy mobile app!Learn more
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