I live in Canada,, I am a chronic pain patient and I have never heard of this contract you must sign, I am on oxy-contin, (time released narcotic) 80 mg a day and I am under the care of several specialists, and never had to sign anything.Is there other prescription drugs too they make you sign a contract for other than narcotics?
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I am only familar with the pain management docs making you sign a contract here is the US, so to help prevent a person from getting pain meds from more than one doc and abusing them. It supposedly helps keep people from getting a large supply and selling etc. Don't think it is done for other kinds of meds.
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