These are drugs that are taken for ongoing treatment over an extended period. Examples include birth control pills, anti-depressants, and insulin.
a list, as the claims administrator designates, of prescription drug products that are commonly prescribed for long-term use. This list is subject to periodic review and modification. Contact the claims administrator to obtain a copy of the list of maintenance medications.
Drugs that are commonly taken on a regular basis in order to be qualified for a 90-day supply. Drugs must be classified as "maintenance" by First DataBank.
Prescription drugs used over a long term to treat or control chronic conditions, for example drugs taken daily by those with high blood pressure or diabetes.
Maintenance medications are considered medications as defined by the prescription drug plan which are usually utilized over a long-term. In this programâ€(tm)s case, if a medication is taken typically over 90 days it is considered a maintenance medication. Examples include blood pressure medication, diabetic products, and birth control pills. Maintenance medications must be ordered through the mail-order plan with CAREMARK.