Posted by Mavis (as ),
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.