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Injection Delivery and Blood results

Hocuspocus123s
Hocuspocus123s
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Hi I get my benepali delivered every 2 months. Normally no problem but on last occasion The van broke down and they scheduled delivery for two days later which came at 9pm and I really didn’t think they were coming atall. Also blood tests , if I don’t keep my book updated and show my Dr they refuse to give me my Methroxate, and Health care have to chase up my Hospital for the Benepali prescription every time. Some times this can be very distressing.

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Wow that’s a bit harsh refusing to give you your prescription, mine is on repeat and I just order it online. I once forgot to book my blood tests and no one even noticed I hadn’t had them done. At least your GP is keeping an eye on you I suppose. I’ve not had a problem with my benepali prescription either. I suppose it just depends where you live how things are done.

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crashdoll

I appreciate the distress and anxiety it causes. My methotrexate is also on repeat but the hospital will not issue the prescription if my bloods are not up to date. While most of us tolerate it really well, it can cause some serious side effects and they are liable if something goes wrong, so they do have to check. I’ve also had to chase my hospital for various anti TNF prescriptions to be issued and I know they’re busy but I understand the immense frustration. Do you have a rheum nurse? I usually just drop them a quick call and give them a gentle shove.

To be honest, I think Healthcare at Home are partly responsible. They arrange delivery and then cancel last minute because they don’t have the prescription. I did ask them why they’d arrange a delivery if they knew they couldn’t deliver as they had no prescription but I’ve never got an answer!

I know it’s just one more thing we don’t need though.

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I think I’m confusing things here, I’m on mtx tablets not injections, so that maybe why it’s different.

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Cwendyn

I’ve never had a book to update. I’ve often missed a blood test and still have the meds. Seems a little unkind.

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Webbles

My benipali is sent to me automatically, they ring me to make a date for it to be delivered, and confirms a time on the day. You need to speak to your rheummy to tell them the trouble you’ve been having.

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Hocuspocus123s

Thank you I will

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