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Taylortime, September 9,  2020  6:12pm EST

what to do if the medicine manufacturer changes and your pills look different, color shape etc.

I have the hardest time wondering whymy pills manufacturers keep changing at Walgreens especially my Coumadin, Carvedilol and Hydrazaline

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  • AHAASAKatie
    AHAASAKatie, September 10,  2020  9:37am EST

    Good morning. I can relate to that frustration. I have had a few shocks when my pills were changed too, and I worried I had been given the right medications. While this won't stop the problem, you can always 2x check with your pharmacist to make sure your prescription is correct. Best Katie

  • JamesPL
    JamesPL, September 10,  2020  7:51pm EST

    I agree with Katie. This happened to me once but I knew I was switching to a generic drug. Even still, I asked my pharmacist about it. Additionally, my blood work after the switch shows that the meds are still working.


  • Phoenix70
    Phoenix70, September 10,  2020  11:53pm EST


    I know at my Walgreens that they are able to put in the computer the brand of pill that I would like to have, and it states to call me if they are out of that brand. I know there are a lot of generic manufacturers that Walgreens uses for medication like Carvedilol etc. 

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