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In between PM Drs

tkdanttkdan Posts: 62
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:57 AM in Pain Management
Partially my fault I cannot get in to my new PM Dr till next Tuesday. Problem is today I will most likely run out of my pain meds. I have plenty muscle relaxers and everything else. I called and left a message with my GP Dr’s nurse to see if they would approve a refill earlier this week, but have not heard back from them. Possibly they are apprehensive about doing it, but we are only talking hydrocodone here. I’ve been taking this for close to a year now and wonder if I will suffer withdraws if I run out? If so how long does it take to begin feeling withdraws? How long will they last?


  • Down to 1 1/2 pills. Had three left going into yesterday and only took 1 1/2. Have not heard back from my GP Dr but it does not look like she is going to refill it.
  • It's bad if you couldn't get in to see your GP to get a few extra pills. Doing it over the phone may not be the best way. See if you can get into see him today. don't know what else except you may need to go to the Urgent Care to see if they will help. Take care. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
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  • They actually called back Friday afternoon. They did not realize I had not seen my new PM yet. They approved my refill, so all is well.
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