Skip to content
Drugs and reactions
avatar
ChicagoKim posted:
As long as we're on the subject of reactions that Dr.s say they have never seen problems with their large number of patients over the years, (no offence to you Dr. Moser), I seem to be in the 1% or in "rare cases". My reactions run from anaphylactic shock to grand mal seizures or "coding" from different factors.
Most Dr.s say my list of a large percentage of RX's must "just be allergies", meaning, just not feeling well. I assure them this is not the case, as most of my knowledge comes from countless trips to the ER by ambulance.
I now carry a copy of "The Pill Book" by Bantum, so when a Dr. ask me what side effects are, I have them highlighted, along with a copy of my RX's, contact info and DRUG REACTIONS DO NOT GIVE!!! in my wallet. One Dr. actually said, after he insisted I take a certain RX, to which I said I had "coded" on it, that "until you code on my watch, you will take it!" Obviously an EX Dr.
Unfortunately, you have to be your own advocate. Keep notes of every RX & reactions. Good luck and God bless.
Was this Helpful?
0 of 0 found this helpful
Reply


Helpful Tips

Your Home Black BagExpert
Doctors used to carry black bags containing all the medical tools they would need for a home visit. Of course, that rarely happens anymore. ... More
Was this Helpful?
31 of 53 found this helpful

Expert Blog

Focus on Flu

Find answers to your questions about seasonal flu issues and answers to your concerns about the flu season and H1N1...Read More

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.