Mar 29, 2002
I am on Sustiva, Zerit and Videx. Due to my work schedule, I am often out-of-state when I need to obtain a new supply. And it's much easier to just have my Rx refilled at my base pharmacy as moving perscriptions is a time consuming task. The Patient Insert says that the storage temp is around 77 with excursions of 59 - 86 (Sustiva). Will shipping these medications via carriers like FedEx or the mail cause a problem? I see several Rx services which say they will use the mail. I fly for a living and I know the cargo holds planes often go below 50. Then there is the question of the mail service radiating mail at some locations for Anthtrax. Thank you for your advice.
| Response from Dr. Boyle
Shipping the medications should generally not be a problem, but I would be careful about shipping them in the summer to a particularly hot place, especially if they are going to sit for a while.
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