Retail Pharmacies often lie to patients.
Imagine healthcare professionals throwing each other under the bus. That’s what I’ve noticed that retail pharmacies tend to do. They always blame the prescriber!
This is a very real and typical everyday conversation:
(end of appointment)
Provider: Ok great! I have sent off the prescription to the pharmacy of your choice. Please give them some time before you go pick it up.
4–5 Hours later……