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Doctors In Louisiana That Prescribe Methadone For Chronic Pain

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Sara Says:
 
I have been taking 120 mg of methadone for approximately 5 years. My husbands job transferred us from Florida to Louisiana where I found a pretty good pain doc. He is now running scared and wants to take me off of methadone. Methadone has given me a good quality of life; I am able to work and be a productive member of society. My doctor is unwilling or unable to assist me in finding a new doctor who will continue my meds. Oh yeah, I have been the route of blocks and injections and gotten little if any relief. I'm tired of being branded a drug seeker-I have years of medical records that back up my claims and verify the dosages that I've been on-what drug seekers have this kind of back up? I am looking for a Louisiana doctor, but am willing to travel (within reason of course). Please help!!

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Kn0t Says:
 
oh man I was in the same postition. I was shot in the back and had 4 surgeries and was told I'd suffer chronic pain the rest of my life. This was in New Jersey. I had NP getting 120 a day of meth from the pain clinic. As soon as I moved to pittsburgh, PA, The ONLY way I can get over 20mg a day is to go to a clinic witch I've had to do for the past 3 years. Granted I only have to go 1 time a week now. I did have to go every day, I'm urine tested every month and treated like a herion addict. It's either this or go to the pain clinic and be treated with 80mg oxycontin and fentanyl patches, witch just made me stoned out of my mind 24/7. On the Methadone I can work. and live a normal life. It's a shame there's such a stigma attached to it.

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tweeter Says:
 
Yes go find a methadone clinic and quick as posible or you will get sick with in 3 to 4 days of not having your meds goodluck with that..........

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kitty Says:
 
FIND URSELF A METHADONE CLINIC, ASAP...google it, u cant find a list of clinic in ur state and surronding states...good luck honey..

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PDR Says:
 
Sara, There are 8 methadone clinics in Louisiana. If you have records ask your doctor to refer you to a pain clinic. If he won't,contact one and tell them you just came from Florida or not ,and they should treat your pain. Pain clinics will give methadone if needed or other medicine for pain.

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rr Says:
 
are u still looking for a dr if u r then i will give u my email my dr is currently taking new patients

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shoulderpain Says:
 
I am currently looking for a good pain management doctor in louisiana. Could you share your info with me? I can explain my specifics, I'm not just a drug seeker.

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amadeus Says:
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Yes I am looking for a new doctor, life situations have changed now with a new beautiful baby girl, that I dont think its fair to make the kids go along. But just last Sunday i was jumped and robbed right on camera on clinic property with my children seeing every bit. I did not even fight back, im serious about my recovery and wasnt going to risk gettin tossed. But i guess i should have, b.c they arent even doing anything at all about it, sweep it under that the rug. Now im the one who is looking to transfer elsewhere, the rcm monroe is full of nepotism,double standards, and just plain and simple a joke. 75 cash a wk for diluted medication. I should be at an optimal blocking dose if it truly was 100mg but i can get high as if im not even on it. Im running out of options. Im uber sick and gotta try to guest dose today cuz its getting bad, i gotta drive from my moms so i need clinics off that interstate. Thank you all, just for the dicussion. I havent slept in 5the days, i got a few pills stashed, dilly and a MoMofeen60. Took em and body chewed thru em in less than an hour. Sweatin like a pig,,,,,,ick.

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Mike DeafKing Says:
 
I have a same experience. I was moved to Louisiana but now I had to move back to California because my Doctors who are in California are very caring. Louisiana Doctor doesn't care about your pain. In fact, Methadone does not damage the immune system. In fact, several studies suggest that HIV-positive ,hepatitis, or back pain patients who are taking methadone are healthier and live longer than those drug users who are not on methadone. So we are not Drug User as this Louisiana doctor think.

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Dawn Says:
 
Is your doctor currently taking new patients still? My dad has been receiving methadone for pain management over 10 years. His doctor is no longer practicing. We need to find him a new doctor asap. Please help. My email is {edited for privacy} We are in Louisiana.

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Mike Says:
 
What part of Louisiana that your doctor willing take new patient? I may will move back to Louisiana as Long as I find good care doctor that give me methadone for my chronic pain that I have for 30 years.

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DoubleD Says:
 
I see a doctor in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana and have been taking 3, 10mg methadone for 3 years. Are u close to Breaux. Bridge?

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Dawn Says:
 
Yes, I am in Houma. That wouldnt be too far. Where is the office located?

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Mike Says:
 
Please help me. Where the doctor location? I have my email below. I'm in Florien, La. How far is it?

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Bobby-G Says:
 
Can you provide name of the FL doc?
Thanks.

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sasha smith Says:
 
I need a pain management doctor in orleans or jefferson parish. do any of these doctors take medicaid ? i had to quit my dr. of 4 years because i cant afford the 300 a month any more. please help

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methadoneman Says:
 
im rxd 150mgs of methadone a day for sever pain from a motocross accident a few years back, I'm 21 years old now, i have a great doctor and she helps me anyway she can, i go in once a month and get 450-10mg pills, not many doctors want 2 script methadone for pain. thats exactly what my doc has told me countless times, your best bet is a methadone clinic, sucks but is what it is.

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Slick Says:
 
What clinic do you go to?

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Nikki Says:
 
Me and my husband just moved to Florida were he had to start going to a methadone clinic to get his methadone we are having the hardest time finding a doctor that will prescribe him his months worth were in panama city does anyone have any advise

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gryphon Says:
 
I'm 30 with severe osteoporosis, which causes me chronic pain. I'm located in covington and cannot find a doc that will help. If your doc is still taking patients, please give me the name and address. My job is very physically demanding and I really don't think I can do it much longer without help. I've tried the injections and blocks, but they don't help at all.

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bconnor1959 Says:
 
I am needing the name of dr near breaux bridge last that will treat w methadone for chronic pain. Just moved to last from tax was on 60 msg a day.

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