Why is it so difficult to get pain meds from docs for chronic pain. If the patient is not abusing the medication and it helps them get through their day I don't see why that is such an issue. I need 1 vicodin in the morning to get out of bed one late afternoon to get through the day and one or two at night to sleep depending on what I did that day. I am a mother of three small children that need constant attention and I work full time. I just had discectomy l-5 a week ago but am already dreading asking for pain script. I feel like a junky sometimes, but I really need someting that strong. Percocet works the best but I don't dare ask for something that strong but it sure does work. I have tried tramadol but that doesn't work at all. I see nd this Friday and how do you guys think I should handle this refill dilemma. I am so anxious about the entire ordeal. Should I call the refill line the Wednesday before my appointment on Friday? In addition he spoke with me prior to surgery saying most people just take tylenol for pain. Is he kidding!
Please help with any advice.
Thanks so very much. Mini99