Last login: Saturday, January 19, 2013
I have been fighting this mail order fight for a long time. Our daughter has cystic fibrosis and she takes 40 different pills a day along with inhaled medications. We have been forced to leave our long time local pharmacy and have been strong armed into low quality mail order pharmacies. Twice we were sent pills that should have been in a cooler with ice packs. They came in a cardbord box that was wet and faling apart because they put ice packs in a cardbord container.
Another time a liquid medication spilled out of the container to the inside of the box.
Many times the box looks as though it had been open before it got to us. The last straw was a mail order delivery that sat in the hot 100+ Texas sun for 8 hours or more. The medication went bad.
Now we have injectable antibiotics that she needs to fight a life threatening infection. We got her last dose at CVS, but have been told that is only mail order now. Not our choice at all. Who knows what kind of conditions it will go through before it gets to us. Will you inject your child with a colorless liquid that comes from a faceless pharmacy?
Mail order pharmacies are cheaper because it is a huge warehouse of drugs with maybe one pharmacist, or technician. The public eye is shielded, and they just get a call center. Bad deal.
January 19, 2013 at 2 a.m.
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