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Re: Doctor visit


YOU MUST BE KIDDING!!!

DF

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 2:42 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Doctor visit


> Really? Which drug is that? I want to ask my doctor if it's right for 
> me. Hey! already got nose bleeds and headaches.
> 
> On a somewhat sober note, Florida's AG, who is a Democrat [and a 
> perpetual thorn in the side of the Gov], thinks drug manufacturers are 
> inflating cost to gouge the Medicaid program.
> 
> On Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at 02:47 PM, David Franzman wrote:
> 
> > I always have this vision of people wasting the doctors time with 
> > questions
> > about drugs that have nothing to do with them at all.  As if the 
> > doctors
> > aren't busy enough.  One of the side effects of a certain drug is 
> > rectal
> > bleeding.  I would have to have a very horrible disease to put up with
> > rectal bleeding as a side effect!
> >
> > DF
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 11:23 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Doctor visit
> >
> >
> >> I think their marketing teams have decided that just giving a hint 
> >> like
> > that
> >> will encourage your curiosity, which stimulates interest so you will 
> >> ask
> >> your doctor.  Then, since the subject has been brought up, he/she'll
> > discuss
> >> its benefits with you.  Otherwise, he may be too busy to bring it up.
> > Even
> >> if it is not applicable to you, the more often your doctor hears a 
> >> patient
> >> ask, "What's this Nexium I've been seeing on TV?", the more it 
> >> reinforces
> >> the brand name in the doctor's head and the greater the likelyhood 
> >> he/she
> >> will prescribe it when indicated.
> >>
> >> Kitty
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 12:49 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Doctor visit
> >>
> >>
> >>> In a message dated 7/21/2004 5:04:29 AM Central Standard Time,
> >>> mhobertm@excite.com writes:
> >>>
> >>> they  tell people to ask their
> >>> doctor for these drugs but they never tell them  what the drugs are
> >>> supposed to treat!! DUH!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I've noticed that, too.  Sometimes I think the ads should be on
> > "Saturday
> >>> Night Live" as spoofs.  They are really ridiculous.
> >>>
> >>> zem
> >>>
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