My hubby a cardiologist (doesn't give out controlled substances) told me last year which is now in place since about a year-EVERY MD WHO WRITES A CONTROLLED RX IS PUT INTO A NYS MONITORING SYSTEM & THEY WILL CALL YOU & MAKE YOU JUSTIFY YOUR RX'S FOR PT'S LIKE US!!! I am very lucky my prescriber/psychiatrist feels for us & fights for us-but there a lot THAT DON'T BECAUSE IT IS VERY TIME CONSUMING!! YOU CAN THANK ALL THE FEW MD'S WHO SELL RX'S FOR CASH & the addicts FOR THIS IN NYS!! PERSONALLY I WANT THEM ALL TO EXPERIENCE JUST 1 WEEK OF WHAT WE LIVE WITH WITH NO PAIN TX @ ALL!!! I am disabled RN who got her on the job & the biggest fights I would have from interns to attendings was w/pain meds!! Unless you were dying terminally from cancer-it was a tough battle but I would persist & then who think years later I would be the one on them-weird coincidence??? We all have to stick together & if need be call your local politicians like crazy to complain,ask for their help getting your meds-it helps especially during election year-please be a voter or become one if they help you out-It has worked out many times for patients & friends who get sucked into the insurance approval predicament & with situations like this-REMEMBER THE SAYING-THE SQUEAKY WHEELS GETS THE GREASE" Really hope we all band together in this & keep each other informed & Praying that STRENGTH IN NUMBERS WILL PREVAIL! Hope all you have a painfree day.View Thread
I understand why you are upset w/having to give this info out-as a disabled RN,MD's wife & person taking these controlled substances-it's because of a mass pharmacy shooting 3 y/a on Father's Day that some dirtbag Oxy/Heroin addict shot everyone in the LI pharmacy to get these drugs-typical habitual shopper & thief-thanks to this POS the state has really turned the screws on the patients(legit users),MD's,& pharmacies. It's unfortunately a sad fact of life BUT IT'S FOR EVERYONE'S ELSES PROTECTION-I @ first took offense to it until that tragic day @ that little pharmacy where innocent people + kids were excuted because of his depraved craving!! It makes it harder for the legit users but trust me-the pharmacy & MD's know who is a legit user & who is a dirtbag user-WE JUST HAD 6 MD'S PUT IN JAIL WHO WERE SELLING OXY RX'S FOR $100 FOR EXTRA && ON LI & THE CITY & NY has the toughest controlled substances laws in the US!! I know you are a good person in pain,take in stride,just show the pharmacy/ists that you are a sick person in need & continually try to use the same MD prescriber & you will see it make things easier, & pleasant...hang in there & don't this stress you out-it will just increase your pain which you don't need:)View Thread
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