Rite Aid Pharmacist Review from New Jersey, United States

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Last Monday I had nine teeth pulled and my upper jaw and was given a prescription for 20 Vicidon.The pharmacist would not fill it because she said it had Tylenol in it and that was no good for me to go back to the dentist and get a prescription for Vicodin with no Tylenol.

I'm staying in there in pain and she is trying to save the planet.

I give about $50,000 worth of business to the store.Guess who's not going to CVS

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2 days ago #1271788 Pooler, Georgia, United States

Unless there was some interaction with another medication you take or you have listed an allergy to acetaminophen, her job is to fill the prescription and shut up. Not her job to try to tell you what to take. That's the physicians job.

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Dec 15, 2016 #1255927 New York, New York, United States

I understand your frustration and being in pain. I've been there myself. If your pharmacist is concerned enough for your health not to fill scrips that include Tylenol it is probably because you have liver problems or may frequently drink alcohol. I have had liver damage from Tylenol and believe me when I say it's horribly painful and the exhaustion a damaged liver causes lasts for many weeks. Weeks I spent so exhausted I could barely do more than shower and go right back to laying in bed on my left side only because my liver hurt so much I couldn't tolerate even the pressure of my slim body against the mattress. The number of people who have liver failure and even DIE from Tylenol is a dirty secret J&J kept hidden for decades. It is only in the last 5-10 years that the makers put a warning label on Tylenol about the dangers of taking too much or drinking alcohol while taking it. I hope you have been able to get a more suitable pain medicine since your report. P.S. - for severe pain, Dilaudid is an excellent drug that won't cause liver problems. It is my go-to medication for severe pain that over the counter meds just can't alleviate.

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Nov 05, 2016 #1236857 Seattle, Washington, United States

Tylenol is another name for acetaminophen. Sounds like the pharmacist found an interaction with some other drug you take or found it should not be taken with the medical history you gave her or with other medicines you told her you take. For example, acetaminophen can damage the liver if you take certain other drugs or if you have certain diseases. You might be taking other drugs that contain acetaminophen and the prescription might put you over the toxic dose. It's obvious from this post that you did not understand her explanation. Acetaminophen will not damage the planet. The pharmacist shelves are full of it under different names. This is your dentist's fault. He should have given you the script before you had the work done so you could have it filled beforehand. That's what mine did.

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Oct 02, 2016 #1221555 Houston, Texas, United States

How do you give $50k of business to the store annually. Is there something we should know about your other ventures?

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Sep 29, 2016 #1220069 Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

The pharmicist CANNOT just change a doctors prescription because they disagree with it!..thats insane!..that pharmicist should be fired forever!..Find out who to report her to..what she did borders on illegal..if not just flat out illegal!..l hope your doctor didn't cave into this pill nazi!..good luck!

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Sep 13, 2016 #1212376 Rochester, New York, United States

A Pharmacist cannot legally refuse to fill a legitimate prescription. I have had the same problem with CVS and have filled a complaint against them. Go to Walmart Pharmacy.

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May 26, 2016 #1165000

So they tried to help you out and save your health and this is all you have?
Assuming the dentist was still open, why didn't you call them and have you phone in what the pharmacist said or let him/her know where the bear sits and fill the script?

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Sep 18, 2016 #1214543 Dimondale, Michigan, United States

Doctors can't call in controlled substances to the pharmacy. (Or so I've been told!)

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