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Hope it's not true

Discussion in 'Xenical Diaries' started by Petal1951, 4 November 2010 Social URL.

  1. Petal1951

    Petal1951 Full Member

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    I was reading another forum and there is a lady on there that went to get Xenical from her GP and he said he could only give her a private prescription for it (at £42.71 per month) as the NHS no longer prescribes it. Has anyone else had this problem?
     
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    CatCrazy Gold Member

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    I've not heard or read any announcements and I read the medical press quite a bit. Chances are she just has a GP that doesn't like prescribing it. When I asked my Dr about it I was bluntly told "I don't believe in that rubbish" I wouldn't mind so much but I had to lose 2 stone before I could take part in a pulmonary rehab course. I'm hoping that 22lbs will suffice as its due to start next week!
     
  4. evilpenguin

    evilpenguin Not evil at all

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    Sounds like rubbish to me! Wouldn't worry. I have my appointment next week - will let you know if I get my prescription or not...
     
  5. bunny_hops

    bunny_hops Violet is shrinking

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    people are getting theres here!
     
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