Prescription Drug Use Review Program

Prescription Drug Use Review Program

The Prescription Drug Use Review Program provides for private and confidential sessions between the patient and a participating pharmacist. National data indicates patients feel better when they take their medications properly. These sessions are designed to educate the participant on the proper usage of their medication. While the pharmacist cannot alter the physician's prescribing wishes, these sessions assist the physician in monitoring for negative interaction and unwanted side effects with other prescription medications, supplements and over the counter products, many of which previously required a prescription.

This program is not only very popular with enrollees but has resulted in improved patient outcomes. You are a prime candidate for this program if:
1. You are taking multiple prescription medications;
2. You are combining prescription medications with supplements or over the
counter medications;
3. You are being doctored by multiple physicians who are prescribing
medications; or,
4. You are taking your medications but you just don't feel well.

This program is free and completely confidential. There is no cost to participate. Employees, spouses, and dependent children enrolled in the Lucas County employee prescription drug plan are eligible to participate. The program duration is twelve months from the date of the initial session. Enrollees who complete the program are welcome to re-enroll in order to continue to enjoy the incentives to participate.

Incentives to Participate

* A 90-days supply of Tier I and Tier II prescription medications at the same co-
payment cost as the mail order program. Note: Tier III medications are not available
with a 90-day supply.
* Each enrollee who completes the program may receive up to $50.00 worth of coupons
toward their Tier II prescription drug co-payment at the participating pharmacy.
* Enrollees who complete the program will have their annual out-of-pocket maximum for
Tier II brand name medications limited to $350.00/year and a $500.00/year out-of-
pocket maximum for Tier III medications.
* For patients with diabetes, up to 100 free test strips and lancets are provided for each
month and your blood sugar readings are reviewed and recorded. Results may be
forwarded to your physician at your request.
* If an enrollee has four (4) Tier II brand name medications each costing $25.00 in co-
payments per month through the mail order program they will spend $400.00 in
twelve months. If that same enrollee completes this program, they will be limited to
an out-of-pocket maximum of $350.00; a savings to the enrollee of $50.00.
* Patients currently using the mail order program may benefit from routine access to a
pharmacist and other medical professionals. Note: While enrolled in the Drug Use
Review Program, the mail order program is suspended.

Services Available

* Regular private sessions with a pharmacist to discuss your medications, supplements
and over-the-counter drugs.
* During each visit to the pharmacist or nurse, your blood pressure will be taken and
your cholesterol and blood glucose levels may be checked.
* Certain participating pharmacies have agreed to forward your test results to your
physician directly. This may save you the cost of a lab test when you visit your

No pharmacists can alter or override a prescription. Only your physician can change your medication. This process is not intended as a substitution for the professional judgment of the prescribing physician or any other health care professional providing services to you.

Some County elected officials have agreed to allow up to an hour of work release time for the initial Drug Use Review session. If you use work release time for the initial session, you must show documentation of attendance from the participating pharmacy. Please check with your elected offical for their participation regarding work release time.

Questions about the program may be directed to the participating pharmacies listed, or Diane Ducey-Prebeg at (419)213-4531.

Participating Pharmacies

The Pharmacy Counter                  The Pharmacy Counter                   Promedica Pharmacy Counter
2655 W. Central Ave                      1515 S. Byrne Rd.                           2701 Navarre Ave.
Toledo, OH 43606                          Toledo, OH 43614                           Oregon, OH 43614
419.473.1493                                 419.473.1493                                 419.473.1493

The Pharmacy Counter- Mercy      St. Anne Mercy                                St. Charles
Mary Ellen Falzone                        3404 W. Sylvania Ave.                     2600 Navarre Ave.
Diabetes Center                            Toledo, OH 43623                            Oregon, OH 43616
2100 W. Central Ave                      419.251.4522                                  419.251.4522
Toledo, OH 43606

Mercy Family Care Center             Mercy St. Vincent                             Mercy Healthcare Center
2213 Franklin Avenue                    2213 Cherry St.                               2200 Jefferson
Toledo, OH 43620                          Toledo, OH 43608                           Toledo, OH 43604
419.251.4522                                 419.251.4522                                  419.251.4522

Erie Drug                                       Kahler Pharmacy                             Westgate Family Pharmacy
4502 Lewis Ave.                            1941 Airport Highway                       3147 W. Central Avenue
Toledo, OH 43612                         Toledo, OH 43614                            Toledo, OH 43606
419.476.4322                                419.382.2911                                   419.531.0000

Monroe Pharmacy                         Sylvania Pharmacy
4122 Monroe St.                           7640 West Sylvania Ave., Suite C-1
Toledo, OH                                    Sylvania, OH
419.473.1531                                419.473.1531

Maumee Discount Pharmacy      Holland Discount Pharmacy                 Ryan Pharmacy
1398 Conant St. Suite 3             909 S. McCord Rd. Suite 1                   3340 Dorr St.
Maumee, OH 43537                   Holland, OH 43528                               Toledo, OH 43607
419.887.0101                             419.865.7777                                       419.531.2836

Promedica Pharmacy Counter-Monroe St.
5700 Monroe St. Suite 112
Sylvania, OH 43560

Anson Pharmacy
25684 Dixie Highway
Perrysburg, OH 43551