understanding your medications

Understanding your medications

Knowing as much as possible about prescription drugs may do more than save you money. It can help keep you healthy. You can learn about your medications with Humana’s easy-to-use tools and talk to your doctor about what options are best for you.

Over-the-counter drugs

Some over-the-counter medications may be substituted for prescription medications. Talk with your doctor about your options before making changes to your prescription medications.

  • Find discounts and coupons.
  • See how you can save on heartburn, cold, and allergy medications.

Brand vs. generic

With prescription drug costs rising, generic medications may help increase your savings.

Be sure to check with your doctor before making any changes to your prescription medications.

  • Get tips on when to use generic drugs.

Drug interactions

It's important to know as much as you can about the drugs you take. Find tips for avoiding serious side effects with your prescription drugs.

  • See if your medications require special instructions.
  • Find out which foods counteract the drugs you take.
  • Discover how to combine medications safely.

Drug Dictionary

Find information about side effects, storage, dosages and more.

  • Search by drug name or by your condition.
  • See what happens if you miss a dose.
  • Find out side effects.

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Keep track of your medicine

Keep track of your medicine

Keeping track of your medication schedule is part of the plan you and your doctor have to keep you healthy. Mail delivery pharmacies like Humana Pharmacy may make it easier.

Other pharmacies are available in our networks.

With Humana Pharmacy, you can:

  • Fill prescriptions for maintenance medications 3 months at a time.
  • Get possible savings.
  • Receive most medications 10 to 14 days after you place your Humana Pharmacy order, and in 7 to 10 days for a refill.
  • Talk directly to a pharmacist.
  • Pharmacists review each new prescription.
  • For more information, call Humana Pharmacy: 1-800-379-0092.
  • If you use a TTY, call 711.

Available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. Eastern time; Saturday, 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Eastern time

Learn about mail delivery pharmacies