Part of the problem with the offending pharmacist was his attitude, Judy. He had
a know-it-all expression and complained about
doctors who prescribe medicine
for drug addicts.
Then he said, "Well opiods are of some use to keep people out
of nursing homes.
It's like he draws his pharmaceutical line right there. How awful!
That guy looks at my medical profile! Your post is an excellent wake up
call for every one of us. I say, make sure you're comfortable with your pharmacist
and that he/she understands your situation and "likes" you. I don't look like
I'm in real bad pain especially when I take my field trip to the pharmacy.
I took one medication that was controversial at the time. Before I had
it filled I asked the pharmacist if he was comfortable with prescribing it. (There
was one, but he wasn't the boss)
At this point, I'm kinda stuck. If I change pharmacies that looks bad on my
medical record. (Besides that I'd miss Fifi!)
Everybody knows everything. We have no secrets.
I take Methadone for pain and I've taken Xanax for over 20 years.
So folks, smile and step lightly.
Paranoia Has Struck!
Lindaloo ... You surely made me laugh with your Phoebe story. I think Fifi is
a cute little name but what if one's child weighed 215 pounds? A Fifi MUST be