Check your prescriptions! Is it your name? Is the refill the same ! Is the dosage what your doctor told you? Recently a pharmacy filled the correct Med. but the wrong person, and the same pharmacy misread the doctor's writing and filled the medicine in a much stronger dosage than prescribed.
It is easy to assume that the pharmacy will not make a mistake, but unfortunately this is not always the case. If in doubt, check with the doctor.
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We have no health insurance, so drug costs are a big deal. I call all the local pharmacies and purchase the medicine at the one that's cheapest. One drug was $240.99 at one store (the highest), but $151.00 at another!
Through alternative medicine such as acupuncture I have learned that some foods that may be healthy for some people are not healthy for others. For example, currently I should not eat any cold or raw vegetables or salads since I have a spleen/chi deficiency which produces way too much phlegm in my body. I have gone from being on 14 different prescription medicines at one time to only one for my thyroid. I have found that the prescriptions that I was on were actually causing my health problems.
I have lost 15 pounds just by getting off of the medications some of which were causing me to gain weight.
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