Why is it so difficult to receive pain medication to people who really need them and easy for people who don't need them? They somehow are easy to obtain them to sell off the street to make money off of them. It's not fair to the people who really do need them.
Drugs for Pain To Be Eliminated?
- 25 Oct 2013 by randimit16
- 28 October 2013
- pain, hydrocodone, medication, pain medication, pain killer
Added 26 Oct 2013:
Well, I just read an article yesterday stating the FDA was cutting back on doctors to limit giving their patients pain pills. Some people actually do need them (I actually have to stash them because I don't know when or if I will be given anymore). Yet others who don't need them somehow are able to get them and then go sell them on the street. That is crazy!!!
All the needless pill shops and so called "pain management" docs are to blame for some of the issue. The reformulation of oxycontin has dramatically decreased its abuse, however, abusers just switch to a different formulaion of the same medication in instant release forms that have no tylenol in them and abuse a different medication. Now, the true chronic pain sufferers pay the price while the abuser buys them off the street. New laws have cracked down on pill palaces and pretty much shut down those operarions. FLORIDA is a prime example. People were traveling across many states just to go to the cash only clinics, multiple clinics and multiple prescriptions written at each,for their narcotics to either abuse or sell on the street. Georgia has implimented tough laws for pain management clinics and for pharmacies to follow, as well. As stated before... the one with legitimate pain is the one who suffers.
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