Medication Packaging Problem

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   Posted 5/19/2008 6:03 AM (GMT -7)   
Is anyone else having trouble opening medicine packages? I take over the counter Nexium which I buy at Sam's Club. I'm having so much trouble opening the packages - both the Nexium and the generics. Anyone else?


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   Posted 5/19/2008 9:23 PM (GMT -7)   
yep I do and I know were you are comeing from infact there for awhile my pharmatist was putting my meds in bottles with caps that was impossible for me to get off so I told him to please use the one's thas pop off that they didn't hurt my hands as bad.

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   Posted 5/19/2008 11:09 PM (GMT -7)   
I have a lot of trouble with those caps where you have to line the arrows up, then pop the cap off because of my fingers. I usually just put the caps back on loosely and don't snap them down because some days I just can't open them.

My pharmacy has on record to put all my rx medications in non-childproof bottles.
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   Posted 5/21/2008 5:02 PM (GMT -7)   
hey sam if you dont have any littlw ones that you need to worry about getting into your meds or pets that might get into it open once and then put in something easy like a baggie in the bottle. my hands often cannot open containers..... there are gagets to make it easier for jars and stuff but i tend to ransfer containers to ones i can open..... good luck yally
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