Monday, September 13, 2010

A visit to the doctor

(I really wish I was making this up.)

Doc: So how are you doing?

Me: Not so great, that abilify you prescribed made me unable to swallow

Doc:Hm, that's strange. Were you taking an recreational drugs?

Me:Um...No, that's a side affect of abilify

Doc: Well, I don't know about that. Let's see if doubling the dosage will get rid of that.

Me: Are you being serious?

Doc: Sure, sometimes doubling the doasage can get rid of the side effects all together.

Me: Is there any chance it would make them worse?

Doc:Well, yes.

Me: Don't take this question the wrong way, but where is the doctor who was here before?

Doc: He moved to california until further notice.

Me:Can I please have a different medicine?

Doc: *Sigh* Fine, but I'm also going to reccommend you get tested for obstructive sleep apnea, I think that
might be causing all this.

Me:I...I'm not trying to second guess you or anything, but my brother had obstructive sleep apnea, and I'm reasonably sure I don't, since I don't wake up a lot at night.

Doc: Well, I only worked at a sleep apnea clinic for 20 years, so I guess I could be wrong. Anyhow, here's a prescription for double the dosage for abilify and some cymbalta. See you in thirty days!

My face:


  1. Gotta love the Doctors!

    haha, im following man.

  2. :/ ask your pharmacist about it too they should know more about the effects the drug have

  3. A visit to the doctor you say...


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