My usual clues as to the start of chest infection have been hanging around for a couple of days so I started on rescue meds yesterday and managed to get sample for testing this morning so rang for same day appointment, 2hrs later I was in with Dr ( can't pronounce her name let alone spell it) anyway I explained the problem and suspicion of infection. (records from previous GP not filtered through yet) told her I started rescue pack and she seemed surprised that my previous GP had given me one. Usual routine chest sounds a bit crackly but she didn't think it was infection ( I live with this everyday ) I know my body and how it feels also had enough of them to know that it is, so she asked me if I knew what meds I usually take for it ( it was on her screen in front of her + the fact I am unable to swallow tabs) so I told her both facts twice, anyway she gave me script. I also told her that I am taking citalopram tablets ( crushed up) and asked if there was a liquid form of same,she said no, to which I replied yes there is, there are drops so she checked her screen and agreed that there are but told me that they are not as affective as the tabs so wouldn't prescribe them for me and carry on crushing.Needless to say I wasn't happy with my 1st visit. The chemist is next door to surgery so I toddled off to fill my script as usual and guess what she had...........the doxy were caps not dispersible, luckily I checked when I got into car, so I headed straight back in to surgery to ask reception to speak to DR .........but as luck would have it she was heading out for lunch and she went back to her room to do right script for me ( thats the only plus of my 1st visit and last visit to her) Next time I need to see a Dr it wont be her.
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