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individual Duragesic Patches

My doctor has prescribed 4 individual Duragesic patches in one dose and 2 individual patches in another dose.  The pharmacist says he can only dispense whole boxes of 5 patches in each dose.  Can pharmacists dispense individual patches?
Tags: Duragesic, Fentanyl Patch, individual patches
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It depends on how the patches are packaged. Some brands have each patch sealed individually within the box of them, enabling the pharmacist to fill a prescription for even a single patch if need be.  Other brands are not packaged to be prescribed individually, and come in the box of 5 only. The pharmacy you went to only stocks the "box of 5" . I hope I explained it clear enough for you, as i'm exhausted. If you need any more info., Just ask. Good luck,
   shinty
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