Is there a Pharmacist in the house?

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  1. Checkout_my_Six

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    nothing natural about it.....o_O
     
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    I'm always curious why when I pick up my Rx refill, the pharmacist is called over for a 'consult' to 'release' -- are meds billed differently if they accompany a consultation? The Pharmacist is always slammed and it delays me by several annoying minutes.
     
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    Any opioids in the list?

    Various meds they have to eyeball you to guess if you’re an addict in some states nowadays.

    We have no consults here. The pharmacist will hand you whatever was prescribed out the drive thru window.

    They just have to include a four color tri-fold brochure with happy actors on it, talking about the dangers of addiction, printed by the state. LOL.

    Thankfully I got rid of those meds after the first round.

    The insurance company wanted to make those a two week refill because addicts apparently can’t make it to the pharmacy more than once a month or something. Haha.

    We should try to figure out how to bid on that brochure printing. Talk about free money forever...
     
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    I mean it's Portland, I'm sure these clowns will grind up, snort, shoot, or gargle any old med looking for a fix, but no, I'm on "Fat Middle-aged Guy Med Combo #3" with a statin and two BP meds. I assume these are as basic as it gets, and if one of the local criddlers wants to inject them into his eyeballs, hell, I'll hook him up myself and youtube it for that delicious internet karma. :D

    If this is unique to my local pharmacy, maybe I'll start querying them. I just assumed there was some billing shenanigan afoot, and the savings were passing to me somehow. (lol I know, I need an Rx for "oh you sweet summer child" syndrome)
     
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    Sounds like my dad's description of it. Oh, he wasn't a pharmacist, he was a veterinarian (taught small animal surgery at UC Davis and Washington State University).

    Me, too.

    Careful that you don't use too much water (or Dihydrogen Monoxide as it is also known - see www.dhmo.org for more details).