Pet Peeves: June 2022

Pharmacy Times, June 2022, Volume 88, Issue 6

Brought to you by The Sassy Pharmacist

Impatient Patients

Individuals who ask whether the terminal is open when you have been open for 5 minutes.

Chatty Cathy

Customers in the passenger window who try to talk to pharmacy employers in the drive through.

Dr No

A physician submits a prescription with no directions, so the pharmacist calls to clarify the script, and the patient gets mad and says, “I’ve been taking this medication for 10 years, twice a day!”

What’s Bothering You?

Bossy patients, abandoned prescriptions, drive-through demands? We want to know! Send your pet peeves to We’ll share them here and online.