Harrodsburg, KY asked in Car Accidents and Health Care Law for Kentucky

Q: Please help!! According to “NBC” I have a very rare situation on my hands and am concerned for my future health.

The pharmacist I use denied to fill my rx because she did not feel “comfortable” filling it and told me to have it transferred to another pharmacy. Because it was a new rx I would need to call my doctor to have them call it into a new pharmacy. Before calling my doctor I called another pharmacy and advised them of my situation and the pharmacy said they would fill my rx’s and would just need to talk to my doctor to verify everything. Upon calling my doctor to have the rx transferred it was told to me that the pharmacist had called my doctor and told him not to prescribe the medicine. My doctor and the pharmacist changed the order and never even discussed it with me. Therefore now, they are not going to prescribe the medicine. Can I take legal actions towards this pharmacist? I’m having surgery in the next couple days and will undoubtedly need narcotics and more of the prescription that the pharmacist won’t fill.

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: It appears that there is no recourse against either the pharmacist or the doctor.

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