As a result of a new government requirement announced by the DEA*, beginning October 6, 2014, prescriptions for hydrocodone combination drugs will be subject to the following:

–     Any remaining refills on existing hydrocodone-combinations prescriptions will no longer be valid.

–     You will need to obtain a new prescription every fill of the hydrocodone-combination product.

–     Prescriptions for these drugs will no longer be accepted via fax, phone or by e-scribe.

* The Drug Enforcement Agency’s announced on August 22, 2014 that hydrocodone combination products will be moved from Schedule III to Schedule II.