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Hello fellow canadians.Do any of you know whether it's possible to get a prescription for imodium even though it's available otc? I'd sure like to be able to write it off as a tax deduction which I can't do buying it over the counter. The pharmacist said that for special conditions (she mentioned cancer) patients can get it prescribed but she didn't seem to think IBS counted. Anyone have any knowledge about whether IBS counts as a special "prescribable" condition?FYI: I did find out though, after all these years of buying the packages, that my pharmacist will dispense "bulk" quantities (no pun intended) of imodium which cost less per tablet than the packaged version. That's nice to learn at least.
 

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Hi Lakegirl,My Mom went to the doctor yesterday and I told her to ask him about this. Of course all he had to say was to have me come in. Knowing this doctor he's going to give me something else to try. But as soon as I find out I'll let you know.Thanks for your information about 'bulk'. I never even thought about that. I think that IBSers should be eligiable for this though!
 
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Yes, you can. My doctor gave me a perscription for it, so it would be covered under my private insurance. (Unfortunately for me, my insurance had just been downgraded, and immodium was one of the products they took off the list). But anyway, you can get a script for it.Good LuckBear
 
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