Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

My daughter works part-time in a local grocery store

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
 
Horse with no Name Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:21 PM
Original message
My daughter works part-time in a local grocery store
They still have Sudafed on the shelves.
However, she says that she is noticing a HUGE increase in "some of the usual suspects" who general buy large quantities of Sudafed.
They are buying Bayer Aspirin (brand specific)...in large quantities.
Anyone have any ideas of why?
Possibly trying to find a substitute for Sudafed?
:shrug:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
ihaveaquestion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:23 PM
Response to Original message
1. Why would Sudafed not be on the shelves?
What did I miss?
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Horse with no Name Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:27 PM
Response to Reply #1
6. More legislation
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
mtnester Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:47 PM
Response to Reply #6
12. In Ohio, it has to be behind the counter due to new laws
on Methamphetamines.

Ohio = meth capital of the midwest
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Pirate Smile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:32 PM
Response to Reply #1
8. The Meth epidemic. In Iowa, you now have to buy most antihistamines
Edited on Thu Jul-28-05 02:34 PM by Pirate Smile
from the pharmacist. It is kept behind the counter, they run a check on you to see how much you have purchased in the past month - drivers license is required, you can only buy one box of anything within a 24 hour period, you have to pay at the pharmacy - can't pay with the rest of your groceries.

It is a pain. You now feel like a criminal for having allergies but I guess it has become a huge problem.

This winter will be interesting when everybody gets sick and I need different kinds and types of medicines for all the kids and my hubby and I.

Oh, well.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
dogday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:23 PM
Response to Original message
2. I buy this is large quantities..........
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
raccoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:26 PM
Response to Reply #2
5. that's great. Thanks for sharing that. nt
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Extend a Hand Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:36 PM
Response to Reply #2
9. very funny
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Parche Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:24 PM
Response to Original message
3. Sue Dafed
Here in Oregon it is not on the shelves and behind the counter
to stop the Meth epidemic
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:24 PM
Response to Original message
4. Maybe meth gives you a hangover...
:shrug:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
meegbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:30 PM
Response to Original message
7. They could be using it to throw false positives
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
wishlist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:44 PM
Response to Original message
10. Bayer Select Maximum Strength Sinus Pain relief used to make meth:
The previous posters' link lists this Bayer product as one of the over the counter products used to manufacture meth:

METHAMPHETAMINE / AMPHETAMINE Over-the-Counter:
Cold and allergy meds that contain ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, propylephedrine, phenylephrine, or desoxyepherine (Brand names include Nyquil, Contact, Sudafed, Allerest 12 hour, A.R.M., Triaminic 12, Ornade, Tavist-D, Dimetapp, Sinex, Neosynephrine, Actifed, Bayer Select Maximum Strength Sinus Pain Relief Caplets, Contact Non-Drowsy Formula, Dristan Cold Caplets, Maximum Strength Sudafed Sinus Caplets, Maximum Strength Tylenol Sinus Gel caps, Sinus Excedrin Extra Strength Caplets, Drixoral Cold and Flu, Robitussin Cold and Flu, Vicks Inhaler and Afrin)
Diet aids containing phenylpropanolamine (Brand names include Dexatrim and Accutrim). Asthma medications such as Marax, Bronkaid tablets, Primatine Tablets

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Love Bug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 03:08 PM
Response to Reply #10
16. Well, I take Coricidin HBP because it doesn't contain ephedrine
Yet Walgreens keeps it behind the counter, too.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
onecent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:46 PM
Response to Original message
11. I just called a dentist for a bad toothache because a friend said they
would give you a drug to take before they do any heavy work.

No longer. The government (she tells me) makes the dentists go to school for several weeks to give this pill. So all I can have is the gas (which is worthless for me).
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Seedersandleechers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:51 PM
Response to Original message
13. Doesn't make sense
DDS have DEA numbers
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 02:53 PM
Response to Original message
14. I used to work at a convenience store...
And there was a guy who would come in almost every night and buy two bottles of Ephedrine. he was a nice guy, but he obviously a bum/loser/hermit kind of character. Only when I left that job did I realise what he may have actually been doing with that Ephedrine.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
MsTryska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-05 03:00 PM
Response to Original message
15. if they're buying just aspirin probalby not.
unless it's an ancillary - you specifically need the decongestant (ephedrine/pseudoephedrine) to make methampehtamine.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Thu Dec 14th 2017, 05:57 PM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC