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Can a pharmacist ask for a diagnosis and refuse to fill prescription?

Posted 20 Apr 2013 by Zappajvp 25 answers

Can a pharmacist ask what your diagnosis is and say she won't fill script until doctor calls and tells her the diagnosis and why you take the medication. It was for 90 vicodin Es that aren't abused and only prescribed by one pain management doctor. Isn't there some privacy law and ...

If I am allergic to CODEINE, but perscribed oxycodone/ percocet am I able to take this medicine?

Posted 12 Nov 2014 by ineedurhelp 2 answers

ok I take oxycodone/ Percocet and have for several years, I have never been able to take hydrocodone or loratabs because I have a highly allergic reaction to codeine. I had to go to a pain management doctor because the government has changed the schedule of the drug and my dr is not able to write ...

Has anyone else had a neurostimulator implanted for pain control?

Posted 15 Oct 2013 by kathyhanson 43 answers

My pain management doctor is going to try epidurals for my back pain, but if they don't work, he wants to try a neurostimulator. I would really appreciate comments/experiences/suggestions from anyone who has a neurostimulator. I don't look forward to another minor surgery, but if the ...

Apotex Corp Fentanyl Transdermal Patches?

Posted 12 Apr 2013 by mauriceh01 31 answers

I was told by my pain management doctor that after getting the Mallinckrodt brand Fentanyl patches for about 3 years that it's now discontinued. Does anybody know for sure whether or not Mallinckrodt Fentanyl Transdermal patches are discontinued? He now gave me this new brand of patches by ...

What to expect from a pain management doctor first visit?

Posted 3 Nov 2013 by pusherx6 4 answers

I have 7 herniated disks and DDD

Difference between Oxycodone 15mg & Oxycodone IR 15mg?

Posted 12 Dec 2014 by miss_beckyloca 6 answers

Ok, I've been in pain management for several years.. I take Oxycodone 15mg every 4-6hrs as well as a couple others that aren't relevant to my question. Today I get my scripts filled & the Oxycodone looks different (not a round green/orange circle as I'm used to), it's like a ...

Can my primary care doctor treat me for my pain management. my pain is intractable (nothing can be?

Posted 17 Jul 2014 by eddielloyd123 9 answers

... done). I take oxycontine 80mg 2xs a day and oxycodone 6xs a day. I have been on this medication for 8 yrs. My pcp is willing but fears it may cause him problems. I have done some research and have concluded that his fears are unfounded. ... can he and am I right? I live in n.j.

Can I take Aleve 6 hours after taking ibuprofen?

Posted 8 May 2014 by natalyc 3 answers

How do u go about getting pain management do u need doctor refferal?

Posted 2 Sep 2013 by BonniekKaye 7 answers

got thrown out second story window onto conCrete have crack in my back that Will never heal and in my job very hard on my back how do I ask my doctor for help without Soundng like a pill freak

What changed that made Pain Management facilities to not manage pain?

Posted 17 Apr 2014 by mfpdfibro 8 answers

I am not sure what has changed, if its federal, state, DEA or FDA, but something major has changed and there is not one physician from family practice to pain management clinics that will humanely prescribe necessary pain medication. I am currently with a pain management clinic and have been so for ...

What is stronger and safer Oxycotine 10mg or Norco 10-325mg?

Posted 28 May 2014 by Gulliver17 2 answers

I was hit by a train 35 years ago and have had 28 surgeries I am in Horrible pain..I have been taking for about a year and 1/2 5 Norco 10-325..my pain Management Dr wants to switch me to Oxycontine or something else.. but he knows it has to be strong and still be able to walk and talk if you know ...

Why can't I donate blood plasma since I'm on hydrocodone for pain management?

Posted 24 Aug 2016 by hppyagn 1 answer

I went to donate blood plasma last week, and during the medical exam I told them I was in pain management. I had to show them what medications I was on. Since I was on gabapentin, hydrocodone and flexiril I was told I would have to have my doctors consent to donate. My doctor filled out the ...

I have found a new off-label med that has greatly helped my migraines. Anyone else tried it?

Posted 6 Mar 2013 by sara12345 16 answers

Or anyone else interested in it? It's called Namenda and is given to Alzheimers patients at a dose of 20 mg. But given off-label for migraines at 5 mg. has provided me significant help. I have been on the med for about a month. The Headache Specialist at a major university prescribed it for me ...

Is Celebrex noted for weight gain?

Posted 20 Feb 2013 by DebBWB13 2 answers

I have had 3 back surgeries, the disc above my fusion is herniating; and my Neurosurgeon feels I have SI joint dysfunction. I saw the pain management team yesterday and was given samples of Celebrex - which I'm very excited to try. I have a codeine allergy, which includes ALL codeine ...

Can I take 2000mg of Tylenol and 800mg of ibuprofen together?

Posted 12 Dec 2015 by Devotedgoddess 1 answer

I have chronic back and neck pain from a car accident a few years ago. My narcotic meds have run out and my pain management dr can't see me until later this month, ( in 2 1/2 weeks ) I'm in a great amount of discomfort. Pain management says they can't prescribe me anything without ...

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