There are a number of ways to edit a prescription, depending on the situation and the need. This video will show you all of the ways to edit a prescription along with the scenario that applies to it.
This article will walk you through how to make changes to a current prescription via the Edit button without having to start from scratch.
- Locate the medication in the Active Medications list from the Compose Rx tab and click the Edit button.
Note: Click Details from the Edit button drop-down to see a list of previous changes to the prescription in the Prescription History table.
- Adjust the Sig Information as needed.
Note: Dispense information for medications on the Active Medications list can be edited if the prescription has not been transmitted or printed.
- Click Update to save the new directions.
Note: To send the new version of the script to the pharmacy, select Prescribe from the Update button drop-down. Alternatively, select Queue Rx from the Update button drop-down to move the script to Pending status.
- If the prescription was previously transmitted and there are refills on file, the user will be prompted to notify the pharmacy of the change. Click Yes to notify the pharmacy. Click No to return to the Compose page without notifying the pharmacy.