"Changed Medication"

(as the patient),

My husband is on a lot of medication because of his rare illness. He has a regular repeat prescription from our doctors in North Yorkshire.

For several years he has been on Oxybutilyn to help with waterworks problems. A few months ago I noticed that this had been changed, read the leaflet inside and read that it wasn't advised to use with 3 of his medications. The chemist said that Dr should know so it should be OK.

He had a very violent reaction, Dr refused to come out to him but agreed to get ambulance (after I pressed for some action), who 'blue-lighted' him to Scarborough hosp.

I found out that the doctor had changed everybody from the surgery using Oxybutilyn to the other medication. I suggest that doctors should check each patient's other medication before changing especially in serious conditions.

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