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Can you use CVS gift cards for prescriptions?

Can you use CVS gift cards for prescriptions?

Yes, while the standard CVS Pharmacy gift cards can be used to purchase merchandise, including prescriptions or co-pays, they cannot be used to purchase prepaid cards or any money order product.

Can CVS transfer scripts?

Yes. You just need your prescription label. Once you have it, go to our home page and click the Transfer Prescription button. To have a prescription shipped to your home, you’ll need to create or sign in to a account.

How do I redeem a CVS gift card?

To use in-store: Print out the code and PIN before visiting CVS. Please tell the cashiers that you will be using a CVS digital gift card, and to press the GREEN GIFT/MONEY CARD button, and then to scan the barcode on your phone. They can also manually enter the card number and the pin associated with the gift card.

How do I transfer my prescription from one pharmacy to another?

Call or visit the new pharmacy to request an Rx transfer. Give the new pharmacy the names of all the medications you want to transfer, along with dosage and Rx numbers. Provide your current pharmacy’s contact information. The new pharmacy will contact your old pharmacy and take care of most of the process.

How do I transfer a prescription from one Walgreens to another?

Transferring a prescription from another pharmacy to Walgreens is easy….Here’s how it works:

  1. Simply call, stop by your local Walgreens pharmacy or request the transfer online.
  2. Provide the name of the medication along with the name and phone number of the transferring pharmacy.

Does CVS charge a fee for gift cards?

You won’t incur any additional fees for purchasing gift cards for different retailers at CVS. But reloadable gift cards or prepaid cards like Visa and American Express gift cards come with a small activation fee.

Why can’t I use CVS gift card online?

The CVS/pharmacy gift card can be used at any physical location and can even be used toward prescription purchases. A CVS/pharmacy gift card cannot be used online at® or for any other retailer’s gift card or prepaid card that CVS/pharmacy may carry.

Can you transfer a filled prescription?

Schedule III, IV, and V medications are controlled substances and can only be transferred one time, no matter how many refills you have left. After transferring them once, you’ll need a new prescription from your doctor to switch pharmacies again.

Can you buy alcohol with a CVS gift card?

Yes, the CVS Select gift card is a selectively-filtered card that filters out purchases like alcohol and other items not supporting good health. Cards cannot be used to purchase prepaid cards and any money order product.

Can you use a CVS gift card online?

*CVS Pharmacy gift cards cannot be used online at or to purchase any other retailers gift card or prepaid card that CVS Pharmacy may carry.

How can I transfer my Prescription to CVS Pharmacy?

We’re here to help — you can speak with your local pharmacist if you have any questions about your refills. CVS pharmacist happily looking at camera with pharmacy blurred in the background. You can transfer your Rx to CVS with our online form or with a pharmacist. Visit or call anytime.

Can you get nonprescription drugs at CVS Pharmacy?

Selection of nonprescription items available may vary for online and in-store orders. Nonprescription items are charged at online prices, which may vary from store prices. Coupons, Extrabucks ® Rewards, or in-store promotions with delivery may not be used with delivery orders.

How many people can have a CVS ExtraCare card?

CVS Pharmacy � reserves the right to modify or terminate the ExtraCare � program without notice. ExtraCare program limit of one account per household. *Must be an ExtraCare � cardholder 7 days prior to receive coupons. Other restrictions may apply.