Need medication counseling?
Did you know Pharmacists at the Naval Health Clinic Charleston provide medication counseling services? Contact the pharmacy to schedule a one-on-one counseling session. A pharmacist will sit down with you and review your medications, answer any of your questions, and offer valuable advice. Call (843) 794-6100 to take advantage of this great opportunity
Picking up someone else's prescription?
All patients 10 years and older must present a valid military ID card to pick up medications. When picking up medication(s) for patients over the age of 16, one must have a valid military ID or be in possession of the patient's military ID (or photocopy of the front & back), and have a signed statement from the patient (or legal guardian) authorizing the representative to act on the patient's behalf.
First time prescription?
The pharmacy accepts both military and civilian prescriptions for eligible beneficiaries. New prescriptions will be filled for any item on the pharmacy formulary. A hard-copy prescription with the physician’s written signature is required for all new prescriptions. Telephone prescriptions and renewal requests are not accepted. Noncontrolled prescriptions are honored for 365 days from the date the prescription was written. Controlled medications will not be filled early and postdated prescriptions will not be filled. Prescriptions are honored for 180 days from the date the prescription was written.
Make filling your prescription easier and faster - ask your doctor to E-Prescribe, which allows medical providers to send prescriptions to a pharmacy electronically instead of a handwritten prescription. E-Prescribing reduces prescribing errors, and the secure network sends your prescriptions quickly to our pharmacy, saving your time!
Tips for E-Prescribing
2)Know the name of your medication
3)Confirm E-Prescription Before driving to Naval Health Clinic Charleston to pick up your prescription, call your doctor or the pharmacy to confirm that the prescription has been E-Prescribed to Navel Health Clinic Charleston.
ALL PRESCRIPTIONS MUST BE ACTIVATED.
In-house and E-Prescribed prescriptions may be activated by calling 843-794-6100 and picked up through the Drive-Thru.
Please Note: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform staff for your baby's safety.
Children 12 years and younger require weight verification to ensure correct dosing.
Want to Reduce your Wait?
1)Ask your doctor to E-Prescribe your prescription. 2)Call (843) 794-6100 to activate your prescription before you pick up. 3)Pick up at the Drive-thru. 4)If you need to come in, do so before 11a.m. or after 2p.m. on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. 5)Try our NEW drop-off service. Pick up at the Drive-thru (except CII narcotics)..Please note (3-hour drop-off: prescription ready in 3 hours for urgent care prescriptions. Next day drop-off: prescription ready following day after 2pm.)
Drive-Thru you get from the Drive-Thru?
The Pharmacy drive-thru is designed for Refills, Drop-off, Pick-ups, and Called in Prescriptions. Please note...1)A prescription is a refill only if it is an existing prescription and you called in the refill to our automated refill request line. 2) Request to your doctor for a renewal or refill of an existing prescription ARE NOT considered refills, you must come inside to fill them or call to activate ahead of time.
Refill Call-In Info: (843)794-6120 *REFILLS MUST BE CALLED IN TO ACTIVATE*
Refill pickup at Drive-Thru turn around?
Refills will be ready for pickup 48 business hours after called in. Any refills called in on Friday after 12:00p.m, Saturday or Sunday will be ready Wednesday after 8a.m.
Drug Take Back Unused Medication Questions?
Accepted!: Pills, Tablets, Capsules, Ointments, Cream, Lotion, Powders, Patches, Vitamins, Liquid Medicine(less than 4oz)
Not Accepted: Aerosol-spray, Batteries, Chemicals, Thermometers, Alcohol, Hydrogen Peroxide, Needles and Syringes, Home-based care, Durable equipment, Liquid Medicine (more than 4oz)
Available: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
(Please Note: By law, NHCC staff are NOT permitted to dispose of medications for patients.)
TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery: Get started in one of 3 ways
2) Phone: 1-800-238-6095
3) Fax: 1-877-895-1900 (Ask your MD to fax directly to Express Scripts)