The pharmacy spending trap
Pharmacies are among the worst up-sellers in retail.
Their shelves should be packed with pills, capsules and creams backed by medical science, not purse-depleting placebos, unneeded multi-vitamins, and herbal extracts science has not proven beneficial.
I was, I admit, grumpy when these thoughts passed through my fogged brain.
I had the flu, which had turned into a lung infection. I was waiting for my anti-biotics and steroids so I could go home and suffer in peace.
I didn’t deserve my suffering. I’d had a flu shot.
In a pharmacy most of the good stuff is behind the pharmacist’s counter.
These are the medicines that have passed through rigorous testing, and are prescribed by doctors.
But pharmacy shelves are filled with stuff no self-respecting clinician would endorse. These are the products for unqualified