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    The Top 10 Wackiest Pharmacy Stories From the 70s: Part 2

    The drugs might change, but the people never do. Part 2 of our best of the 70s series.


    The more things change, the more they stay the same.

    Nowhere is this as obvious as in pharmacy. Pharmacists have always had to deal with the angry, the confused, the totally unaware, the supposedly witty.

    You told us your worst stories, now take a look back at what pharmacists had to deal with more than 40 years ago. (We apologize if this number makes you feel old in any way.)

    Back in the 70s, Drug Topics ran a semimonthly column called “Silly Syndrome.” Pharmacists would send in their wackiest stories, and we combed through and picked out the best to share with you. These stories were so good, we couldn’t just narrow them down to 10—we needed to make three different lists just to contain it all. For now, here are 10 more of the weirdest experiences that pharmacists had (and let’s it face it, probably still have) to deal with.

    If you haven’t already, be sure to check out part one. And be sure to check in next week for part 3, you won’t want to miss it!

    And if reading these makes you remember that one time you had to explain how correctly use a suppository or when you had to tell a customer a script would cost more, then let us know in the comments below!

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