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Make sure no changes are made to your medications…
phylisfeinerjohnson posted:
This letter has been created by the Epilepsy Foundation to make explicitly sure that no substitutions are made to your prescription without full consent by you and your doctor. You might want to make a copy of it for your files.
Dear Pharmacist:
Thank you for providing me with the valuable service of filling my needed prescriptions. The purpose of this letter is to let you know that I have epilepsy and it is vital that I receive the same medication from the same manufacturer monthly in order to maintain the expected level of seizure control and side effects. Please ensure that no changes are made to my medications, including a change in manufacturer, without prior consent from my physician and myself. Please note this request in my file. To assist you, I have listed below the name, manufacturer, and dosage of the medications I am currently taking.
Thank you very much,
Your Signature________________________________________
Today's Date______________________
Your Printed Name_____________________________________
Phone Number____________________
Physician's Name______________________________________
Phone Number____________________
Brand Name__________________________________________
Generic Name_________________________________________
Manufacturer _________________________________________
Dosage ______________________________________________
Epilepsy Foundation of America Not another moment lost to seizures

Phylis Feiner Johnson

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dancer86442 responded:
Hi Phylis,

Good to see ya gettin to post again. Hey sweetrie, ya already had this article posted in tips. And I set up a page/post in Resources for All your article Links. SO we can file all your subjects/articles under your name. OK?

I reported the other identical Tip. So no worries.

Love Candi

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