According to Dr. Grover, chronic narcotic use can make patients more sensitive to pain. “These individuals may truly be suffering from the most severe pain possible. On the other hand, patients with narcotic abuse and dependency often exaggerate pain complaints in order to get their desired medication.
The DEA needs to get off the docs backs so the docs can appropriay treat peoples pain!!!. Your a nurse? There should be automatic trust in my opinion. Even tho I dont know you I would assume you dont touch those pain meds. There is no reason why you shouldnt be allowed to get a narcotic medication that works, and I am sorry your so under medicated. As a nurse you probably have access to all the pain meds you could ever want.
For other studied behaviors, the confidence intervals were too wide to allow the authors of the study to meaningfully interpret the data.
As a doctor, I will look my patients in the eye every time I hand them a prescription to l them the concerns about the pills they will take. It won't.. so you can only imagine how it feels in my Pelvic area where it tore through TWO TIMES and I can't get a Dr to give me anything other than TWO ER pills a day !.
For many years after an airplane accident, he had severe pain that he treated by self medication. One of the most famous person to have severe pain for most of his life was the billionaire Howard Hughes. The DEA investigated him but left him alone because he was so rich and powerful. Suffering chronic pain without enough drugs is hell on earth. Doctors treating severe pain are constantly looking over their shoulder fearing that they will labeled as "drug pushers". You can read the article by doing a search for "Howard Hughes" "pain treatment" "Tennant".
Leave us non addicted chronic sufferers people alone and we deserve to be able to take any pain med our doctor will give to help our pain. Please note that so call Dr.Reth try to give me 2 types of NSIADS and due to my medical condition It may cause death. the 3 type was Tramadol which with the other.
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Pain sucks, but opiate dependency is WAAAAAY worse, trust and believe.
Pain pills are good for about 3 to 4 weeks of daily use, but daily administration for any longer than that will cause your body to be dependent on opiates. Even if you are only taking 10-20 mg a day! Can’t fight biology.
Professionals for Rational Opioid Monitoring & PharmacoTherapy (PROMPT) is a multidisciplinary group comprised of many pain clinicians nationwide.
I follow my doctor's orders as closely to the letter as I can possibly do, and yet I rarely see any improvement. Over the years, I have had increasing sensitivities to medications that previously helped, even if only minimally, and the only thing I can take anymore that doesn't give me side effects that are worse.
It was not directed at me thankfully, but still it was worth noting; for people who like to play god with other peoples lives, instead of striving for symbiosis. With help of relatives I got a little help. A disinterested resident a-hole (who marked me up as having a psychiatric illness because I was in pain and he could not figure out why, nor did he care), told me why my medical records and diagnostic charts were falsified and denial of polite attitudes that civil human beings use, and lies directly to my face by healthcare ‘professionals’ were ALL happening because I was not supposed to still be alive.
In many cases, no study or doctor can support or explain the often outlandish anecdotes about how marijuana cured patients' cancer or restored their vision, .. me are not going to come here; they're just going to go to a dispensary and assume that the kid behind the counter is just going to give them some.
A 2011 study of about 1,600 medical marijuana patients in California found half reported using the drug as a substitute for prescription drugs. As of April, 93 percent of patients on Oregon’s medical marijuana program said they used marijuana for chronic pain.
And yet, the claims keep coming.
“I don’t think doctors in general like prescribing those medications because of all the problems associated with them.”. Stephen McLennon, a physician who went from working at a hospital in The Dalles for 25 years to now seeing marijuana patients at Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse (MAMA) clinics in The Dalles, Portland and Bend.