Re: How to Ask?
- From: "CatNipped" <CatNipped@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 12:33:04 -0600
"teresas" <withcamera@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
On Jan 2, 9:44 pm, Zombywoof <Zomby-W...@xxxxxxx> wrote:
On Fri, 2 Jan 2009 08:34:49 -0600, "CatNipped"
I'm seeing my PM doctor next Tuesday. Last visit she told me that I was
"taking enough pain medicine to kill a horse" and flatly refused to give
more even though what I have is not working (15mg of Oxycodone every 3
If it isn't obvious to her, perhaps you should remind her you are not
a horse. Perhaps taking off the saddle will help :)
Aside from going to another doctor (and starting the process all over
again), is there some way to convince my doctor that I really do need
medication? She did try putting me on Kadian, but that made me really
That is a rough one when you are already seeing a Pain Management Dr.
When my PCP refused to go any further I asked for a referral to a Pain
Management Clinic, this obviously can't/won't work in your situation.
However, if there is more then one Doc in the practice perhaps you
could ask/suggest getting a second opinion stating that your current
course of treatment is cutting it & you would like to get other ideas
on how to approach the situation.
"Everything in excess! To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites.
Moderation is for monks."
Hey how did you make out with the DR?
I just saw this.
My Dr gives me 20 mg Opana 4 times day
80mg Oxy 2x day
350 mg Soma 4x a day
Baclofen 10 4x a day
and the best part is
NONE of it is working!!!!!
Me, or Zombywoof? I'm seeing my doc at 3:45 today and I'll let you guys
know tomorrow how I did - I'm hoping having my husband with me will help
validate the fact that I'm not just a junky looking for drugs (before 4
months ago I'd never taken anything stronger than an aspirin - I don't even
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