Ring, Ring, Ring, Ring, Ring, Ring... (it's a busy Wednesday morning)
"Goofmart Pharmacy, this is Crazy RxMan, how may I help you?"
"Hello, this is Stacey with Pfeva Pharmaceuticals. I'm calling to tell you about a new medication, NoMoreWartz which is available now for ordering... This medication has the following indications..."
I cut her off, "I'm sorry, but you'll have to call back. I have three patients waiting for prescriptions and I don't have time to listen right now..."
She cuts me off, "This is the THIRD time I've called back. I called on MONDAY and TUESDAY but YOU said you were TOO BUSY to talk to me."
Ms. Fancy Pants Drug Rep is referring to Mickey my pharmacy partner as I was off on Monday and Tuesday. He was likely busy too and asked her to call back.
"So WHEN can I call back to talk to you about this NEW MEDICATION?!" She has the attitude like it's absolutely not optional for me at this point.
"I work this weekend. Saturday or Sunday would be fine."
"I don't work weekends. Did you know that this medication is..."
<click> I hang up.
My heavens, what is going on with drug reps these days? If they're not calling you on Monday mornings, they're showing up with a pile of coupons.
BUT NO FREE PENS.