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Late 80s Hokie

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Filled 2 prescriptions after getting out of urgent care. For 2 epi pens

and 4 small steroid pills. My instructions for the epi pen are "if you get stung again, take a benadryl. Don't just plunge this into your thigh right away. If and when you start to have ANY issue breathing, THEN stick it in your thigh."

And to make this a stupid insurance story as well, when the prescription was called in, my insurance (automatically, I'd presume) said "You can't use THAT brand. You must use THIS brand."

Except that I still have a LOT left on my deductible, so whatever I get at the pharmacy is going to be me paying. The brand the insurance company insisted on would have cost me about $300 for 2 epis. The pharmacist just filled the cheaper version which cost me about $100.

(In response to this post by EDGEMAN)

Posted: 10/18/2021 at 2:10PM


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Yes, you CAN develop a bee sting allergy over time. -- Late 80s Hokie 10/18/2021 10:35AM
  Entrapment ** -- MEHOKIE 10/18/2021 5:30PM
  Whew. Glad you recovered some. ** -- PhotoHokieNC 10/18/2021 11:40AM
  Next time could be worse epipen. ** -- capitals1 10/18/2021 11:21AM
  I would buy several, just in case -- EDGEMAN 10/18/2021 11:28AM
  Careful what you wish for 😉 ** -- AZHokie59 10/18/2021 11:51AM

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