Why can’t my doctor prescribe this medication to me for severe chronic back pain
No doctor wants to prescribe pain meds now because the Feds are breathing down their backs. My doctor told me because of my situation I'd have nothing to worry about. Well that was wrong! I was just cut back on fentanyl patch dosage yesterday. And I'm miserable! I had to go to another spine center yesterday too. I have done everything that has been asked of me, physical therapy numerous times, injections, massages, had acupuncture done on my own. I have jumped through all their hoops just to be treated like a drug seeker trying to get high!
I had been on the same pain meds and muscle relaxers for over 15 years.
I recently was prescribed Belbuca and I'm having trouble finding many others who have been prescribed this medication. One person I found stopped her treatment as she had quite a few negative side effects. My doctor prescribed it for me because I have multiple severe chronic Illness and pain diseases and issues. The pain is not relieved by other strong medications. I do use complementary treatments that provide some relief for a few of the more specific pain issues, but there is no real way to cover every system that creates havoc. I am pretty up front with my Pain Mgmt Team about just wanting some basic functionality at the least. I want to cook a meal, change my pillow cases, walk through my house, sit on the porch for 20 minutes, clean my counters? Maybe build from there? Oh.... sleep more than 15 minutes a stretch? LOL With this medication, I've slept 7 nights in a row now and I still have pain, but it's moderate and manageable - I can do the things I listed at this point -18 days in! 🤭 I also have an aversion to feeling 'high' at all, so this medication is definitely a relief there! I didn't like Fentyl - morphine and Oxy didn't make me feel that way, but they didn't work. Maybe once more people take it successfully, they will decide to prescribe it more? I'm happy that my Team decided to treat me like an adult at this point and let me at least have an opportunity at some type of normalcy. I know it could change at any moment in today's political environment and I could just be yanked off treatment in any form. I'm just going to continue being calm and up front with my pain Mgmt Team and hope that they hear the person inside who just wants to be happy with a simple life and some laughter and a few clean pillowcases! 🌻
We all r in thick waters all because of doctors and their bad medical system
I think this treatment is happening to everyone. I know we are going through it with my husband. We have no quality of life when this is suppose to be the best years of our life. It's so frustrating!
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