Re: Happy Friday!
- From: ZombyWoof <Zomby-Woof@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 08:35:58 -0400
On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 19:23:04 -0700, "NWBluePenguin"
<NWBluePenguin@NWBluePenguinInc> wrote something wonderfully witty:
I agree....how insane for the DEA to think this is a better process. I justFor numerous reasons I decided to stop at the bank and dump off two
had my appt with my pain doc last week and he is now doing this. Although
we never did do monthly appts. I'm going to talk with my pharmacy and see
if they will make sure to have enough meds for me next month when I come in
to fill 3 months worth all at once. It makes me a bit uncomfortable having
that much medication on hand, but until the DEA figures out this isn't
exactly the best scenario it's all we have. My doctor didn't mention
anything about any pee tests though.
months worth into the Safety Deposit box. You may decide to take your
own precautions (which personally I advocate). I also own an at home
safe for daily storage.
Even though I forewarned the Pharmacy what would be happening the
amounts were above the thresholds that they have established to carry
in their daily inventories. Additionally they cannot phone or fax in
Schedule II orders, they have to be placed in writing which really
slows down the ordering & delivery process. Since they are a chain
they called around to their sister stores and none of them had that
much on hand either. Makes sense that they would all be following the
same policy doesn't it?
Because my Pharmacy is also supposed to be "registered" with the
Clinic I had to go back to the Clinic to get "permission" to go
looking for another Pharmacy which could fill the script for that
amount of meds, I got some strange looks I can tell you that.
I'll not go into the specifics of which medications I am currently
taking (I no longer share that type of information here), but with
both my primary & breakthrough medication being Schedule II drugs
90-day supplies of them made for quite a "street-value" haul. Why on
earth the DEA thinks having that many drugs out on the street is safer
then a couple of unfilled scripts is beyond me.
BTW -- Is your Dr. using those new fancy computer generated laser
printed water-marked check-like full-page scripts? The things are
You can run, but you'll only die tired.
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