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Sciaticaman1995SSciaticaman1995 Posts: 25
edited 01/30/2016 - 6:37 PM in Pain Management


  • There are rules regarding opiates and strict monitoring of prescriptions and how many doctors are writing them for you.
    Getting multiple scripts from your primary, an orthopedist and visits to the ER, along with your decision to self medicate are all HUGE red flags, and unfortunately will become part of your medical records.
    Weight has nothing to do with dosage of opiates, and it is NEVER up to the patient to increase their dosage without the consent of their prescribing doctor prior to actually taking any additional medication.
    Multiple trips to the ER's for pain are a huge red flag, having both your primary AND an orthopedic doctor writing prescriptions, filling at different pharmacies, running out early, self medicating, non compliance all are big problems when it comes to pain treatment.
    I think that you are going to have a very difficult time finding any doctor to prescribe anything other than non-narcotic pain meds, and other treatments.
    The pharmacies in almost every state have prescription monitoring programs in place to prevent abuse and misuse by patients.
    I am sorry that you are in this situation but at this point, your best option is to taper whatever meds you have quickly and use otc remedies to manage withdrawal and pain.

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