Hello I am a 32 year old male and a vet, I suffer from lower back pain and nerve damage in my left leg. I have had 3 operations on my lower back over the past 6 years. The issue I am having is I am on Morphine Sulfate SR 30mg 3 times a day and Morphine Sulfate IR 30mg 3 times a day, this medication is not helping me with the pain anymore and I would like to ask my Dr. to change my medication to something that will work, but I do not know how to go about this. My fear is that with all the issues I have seen in the news and stories I have read is that he may think I am just wanting to get high from the medication. My reason for my thoughts are when I changed Doctors a few years back everyone in the office treated me as if I was some kind of drug attic so I changed doctors again this time to a really good doctor that was when I was using Private insurance now I am using the VA. I was on Methadone 10mg 3 at a time 2 times a day and Oxycodone 30mg 3 to 4 times a day and this medication worked for me much better then the morphine I am on now. I guess my question to you all is how do I talk to my doctor about trying this medication or something that will work better for me. thank you for any and all help.