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lennybriscoforthewin t1_iu7gyw5 wrote

I was in Walgreens the other day and a lady came back in because they gave her the wrong prescription! Thank goodness she noticed. I recently transferred my prescription to this Walgreens and it was for 30 pills, they gave me like 90. The pharmacist also was holding a phone to each ear, talking to the lady who got the wrong prescription, and the line was so long. There were about 4 employees but they were stretched so thin. I felt so badly for them.


CuteCatBoy69 t1_iu7te23 wrote

People who get "the wrong prescription" 99% of the time are just dipshits who don't know what pills they take and put in refill requests for the wrong ones. They're still prescribed those meds, they just don't actually want them for whatever reason. Very different scenario than giving someone meds they weren't prescribed.

And yes, it's standard practice to fill for 90 days instead of 30 when the prescription and insurance both allow it. That's fully intentional and not a mistake.

Gotta understand when you hear things from outside the pharmacy or read threads like these, a huge portion of retail pharmacy patients are dumb as bricks and often cause problems for themselves because they don't have the faintest clue about anything involving their own healthcare or how the healthcare system operates. And of course they'll try and somehow twist their own mistakes around to be the pharmacy's mistake, because they're incapable of being accountable for themselves. Working in a pharmacy is honestly fucking awful just because of how incredibly stupid the people you have to deal with are. They're the types of people to piss straight into a jet engine's backdraft after you tell them not to and then scream at you because they got wet.