The Student Health Center
Pharmacy carries a small formulary of ADD/ADHD medications.
Outside Doctor RX's
SHC Pharmacy can accept legal prescriptions from
doctors from Alabama and other states.
prescriptions (Adderall, Vyvanse, etc.) must be original paper prescriptions
presented by the patient to the pharmacy.CII prescriptions may not be
called in, faxed, or mailed to the SHC Pharmacy. New law legalized
e-prescribing CII prescriptions, if the doctor is credentialed and
authenticated in the e-prescription system per the DEA guidelines.
CII prescriptions take time. If your prescription is written by your home
doctor, please consider the amount of time it will take to receive a
prescription when getting ready for your next fill.
SHC Clinic RX's
The SHC clinic offers psychiatric care to students who have
been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD and also those who need testing and
evaluation.(link to psychiatry
page)Students may find that using the
psychiatric care of the SHC is convenient for them, because they will be able
to get their prescriptions written here at school.
Pharmacy requires proper identification in order to pick up all CII
prescriptions.Student must provide a
photo ID (driver’s license OR ACTion card) and their social security number OR
If the student is
unable to pick up their prescription in person, they may send someone to pick
it up for them. This person must have their own photo ID as well as the
student’s ID and a letter from the student stating that they may pick up the
Many ADHD treatments are controlled prescription
medications.They are often sold
illegally and therefore, at high risk for theft. These medications should be
stored securely, to prevent loss of medication.Prescription medications should never be shared and should only be used
by person to whom they are prescribed.
Please feel free to contact the pharmacy staff if you have
any questions, at (205) 348-6276.