April 24, 2014

Express Scripts/Medco’s packaging may change

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Members who receive prescription medications through Express Scripts/Medco’s home-delivery pharmacy service may notice a change to their prescription bottle and its packaging beginning May 1. For those who are unaware, the companies merged last year. Members may notice different colors of prescription bottles – Express Scripts prescription bottles are orange and Medco bottles are white. [...]

Important Information about atorvastatin tablets

Due to a manufacturing issue with one of the nation’s largest suppliers of atorvastatin, shortages may occur. Express Scripts is working diligently to secure supplies and minimize any impact to you. In an effort to continue providing you with atorvastatin, Express Scripts may take the following actions until the supply returns to normal: •It may [...]

Medco, Express Scripts now combined

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Medco and Express Scripts are now one company managing the prescription benefit for those whose health care plans include Express Scripts or Medco. You should continue to refill your prescriptions as you normally would by using your current prescription drug ID card, member ID number, mail-order refill forms, www.medco.com, and the toll-free member services telephone [...]

Maker recalls oral contraceptives

The following was received June 11, 2012, from Medco/Express Scripts: On June 5 Sandoz announced it is conducting a voluntary recall of 10 lots of its generic oral contraceptive Introvale in the U.S., following a recent report of a packaging flaw. Introvale is an extended-cycle oral contraceptive. Sandoz is not aware of any reports of [...]

Medco now Express Scripts; no changes foreseen

Many UTU members obtain their prescription drugs through Medco, which has been acquired by Express Scripts following Federal Trade Commission approval of the corporate combination. Notwithstanding the acquisition by Express Scripts of Medco, UTU members receiving mail order prescriptions through Medco will continue ordering and receiving their medications as they have in the past, without [...]