Ran across an interesting story, a lady was in the midst of an asthma attck, and the pharmacist refused to sell her the pump because she was roughly a
buck short. As an astmatic who recently sufferd her first set back in twenty years, I found the behavior of the pharmacist disgusting.
The young lady and her boyfriend tried to beg the pharmacist, saying the ambulance might not get there in time, and they offered their watch and cell
phone, to which the pharmacist still refused.
Yet upon closer reading, we find out the couple were out walking, from McDonald's, at 7 am.
The lady had been suffering asthma attacks daily for the past week, yet walked to the big M with out the life saving inhaler.
Upon the asthma attack hitting, the couple knew the cvs was closer to their apartment, where they KNEW the pump was.
Instead they chose to waste time arguing with a pharmacist who the story merely claims refused to give them the inhaler due to lack of funds (nothing
was said about lack of prescription).
As she lay wheezing on the ground, the man even had time to argue that they just lived around the corner, they come into CVS all the time!!
LUCKILY for the couple, the boyfriend knew a paramedic who got their faster than the ambulance that I do not know if was ever called or not, with an
asthma pump, two in fact!
Here is the link:
Something is weird or off about this story to me.
Who watches their love wheeze on the floor of a pharmacy right next to your home where an inhaler is?
I have to have a prescription for my inhaler, maybe this man really did not want to lose his job. Dispensing meds without a script?
Then again, I myself may have just reached in my pocket and paid the buck for her, since I am a fellow sufferer.
Still I am quite skeptical of this tale.
What kind of boyfriend calls his buddy the paramedic, instead of an ambulance? Why wasnt the ambulanc called immediately? Why call an ambulance at all
if the boyfriend could have ran home and got the inhaler, the article claims they lived up around the corner.
They sound like attention seekers.
Has anyone heard of this case?