Pet Peeves (June 2017)

Pharmacy Times, June 2017 Women's Health, Volume 83, Issue 6

Read about rushed prescriptions, blissful ignorance, and more pet peeves.

GAME DAY RUSHES

Patients who ask us to prioritize their prescriptions because they have to hurry home to watch a sports game.

EVERYTHING BUT THAT

When patients ask us to refill all of their prescriptions without specifying which ones they need, but then angrily return a few that they claim they didn’t request.

BLISSFUL IGNORANCE

When patients ask me for advice only to ignore me when I tell them something they don’t want to hear.

OUR LITTLE SECRET

Patients who ask me to do things that would get me fired, insisting that it would be “just this once.”