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pain clinics alabama referral law
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By law a dr must tell u by letter about a referral 30 days prior, and find u a new dr to carry on ## I have a referral.. I just need an appointment b4 30 days wait for new patients.. I am probably sol ,, BUT YES,, GREAT ADDICE... get a referral... go to a regular family dr ... tell your situation they will referrer you.. GOOD LUCK and my whole hearted best hopes you find relief soon xooxxooxoxo ...
Updated 10 months ago.
Wed, Apr 23 '14, 5:22 AM
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i need a pain clinic in alabama with in house pharmecy that will see someone with fl id thank you for your info ## I'm sorry, but we have no way of knowing whether or not any given facility has an in house pharmacy, or what their policy is regarding identification requirements. In addition, you may get better responses if you give, at least, your general location, since Alabama is pretty big. Have you tried contacting a local hospital to see if they can assist you? ## anywhere from dothen to birmingham would be ok and looking for in house so i want have problem filling meds with flordia id. i have all mri and past pharmecy records also thanks for you help ## Does anyone know of a pain clinic in Montgomery AL? Someone stole my prescriptions and I won't be going back for a couple ... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Mon, Jun 25 '12, 1:29 PM
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Two months ago I went to my pain clinic to pick up my prescriptions for 120 60mg morphine pills and 90 30mg morphine pills .My prescriptions were changed without warning to 60 100mg morphine pills and 45 30mg morphine pills. I've been on this medication for 5yrs. and the dosage for over a year.My pain was manageable but not now. I was told everyone was cut back due to dea regulations. That they could legally only prescribe this amt now n Alabama.Is this true? ## Yes, it is true and actually the regulations for this have been in place for quite awhile, but no one was strictly enforcing them. However, due to increasing concerns over improper prescribing and over prescribing, the DEA has had to crackdown and enforce the dosing limits. Pharmacies also got served warnings, because they w... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Morphine.
Mon, Aug 25 '14, 12:56 PM
Pain Doctors Alabama
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My dr in mont al has been prescribing me 3 80mg oxycontin for several years.My visit last wk he refilled my scrip and said it could be the last because he was told there was diversion possibly coming from his practice.Btw that was 3 a day. If he doesn't refill my scrip on my next visit. I need to find a DR quick. Is it legal not to wean a patient off? The pain clinics in this town are full. ## If he cannot continue to prescribe, he should be able to refer to another doctor or clinic that will accept his current patients. Has he suggested anyone? And yes, it is perfectly legal for a doctor to stop prescribing your medications, even if they are habit forming, at any time. They are not obligated to treat you or prescribe anything, unless you are in life threatening danger. As a courtes... ...
Updated 7 months ago in OxyContin.
Thu, Jul 31 '14, 1:32 PM
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need a pain clinic in tn alabama ,doctor just closed was on 100 mg morphine 90 a month 180 roxicodone a month need doctor immediately close to tn Al border if anybody has a cash pay or insurance doctor 4000 patient going crazy please help ## Hello, Unfortunately, no one can really know ahead of time what a doctor is or is not willing to prescribe, as that is based on the doctor's discretion and not on someone else's previous appointment (especially since many doctor's are now worried about losing their licensing for prescribing too many narcotics). Some advice I can give you is to not specifically ask for any 'specific medication' when you see a new doctor. Just make sure to transfer or take a copy of all your medical records with you. Then, the best approach in my o... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Morphine.
Thu, Mar 28 '13, 2:21 AM
opiate pain mgmt clinic
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Moved To Colorado 3 weeks ago from Alabama. Seeking pain management doctor ## Hello, Brian! How are you? Pain management specialists don't advertise that they treat with opiates, so there's no way to search for listings under that criteria. Do you have a PCP in your new area, yet? If so, they will most likely be able to provide you with a referral to a doctor that can help. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Pain Relief.
Tue, Oct 29 '13, 2:31 PM
Pain Clinic For Oxycodone
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need to find a pain mangagement clinic in georgia or alabama that prescribes opanas or oxycodone 30s ... we have mri and medical problems such as degenerative disk disorder and bulging disk... please give me some examples of doctors preferably in middle georgia area ## In regards to finding a local pain doctor, I have posted below a couple webpages specific to locating pain management doctors and specialists in a given area. All you have to do is input your city or zip code for narrowed results: {link removed because site no longer exists} You can give this other page a try too if you come up with different results for some reason or another: I'd consider calling up a number of them to see if they are accepting new patients. You may e... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Oxycodone.
Tue, May 07 '13, 7:57 PM
Need Apain Clinic Prescribing Morphine An Roxicodone In Tennesse Or Alabama
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need a doctor who will prescribe opiate i was gettting morphone an roxicodone an cut every bod y off no where to go how do i find new doctor or what ## Hello, Although I may not have a doctor I can refer you to, I can provide you with a couple links that might be of service to you in so far as locating pain management doctors within your general area... Just input your city or zip code for narrowed results: {link removed because site no longer exists} I'd consider calling up a number of them to see if they are accepting new patients. To get a real vibe for the doctor you may even want to follow up with a visit in person. I hope this info helps and wish you good luck on finding the right doctor! ...
Updated 1 year ago in Morphine.
Fri, Mar 29 '13, 11:42 PM
why al pain clinics r cuting patients meds
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My pain clinic was manageing my pain until 3 months ago. I went to pick up my scripts and was surprised at the change n my meds without my knowledge! I was on 4 60mg morphine er and 3 30mg morphine ir a day and my pain was manageable.They cut me to 2 100mg morphine er and 11/2 30mg morphine ir. no warning something about DEA or DEU regulations changeing. Now this month they changed it to 2 60mg oxicontin er and its a joke!!! what's going on with Alabama pain clinics and what they can or can't write their patients?? Does anybody no what's going on? ## Hello, From what I can gather, Alabama ranks high amongst the country for the use of prescription pain killers- in turn, Alabama has been linked to a string of unnecessary deaths in recent years due to prescription medications. ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Morphine.
Mon, Jun 17 '13, 9:16 PM
Doctors Who Prescribe Morphine In Alabama For Chronic Pain
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Have been going to pain clinic taking morphine for15 years. Doctor rejected me when I had a seizure and someone put a valium under my tongue. Need a new doctor close by. Florence al. ## I don't now how close they are to you, but there are several pain management specialists listed in that area. Here is some of the contact information, so you can check into them: John M Simon (205) 768-9191 205 Marengo St Florence, AL David L Boyer (256) 764-9697 216 Marengo St Florence, AL Timothy I Melson (256) 386-4196 1300 S Montgomery Ave Sheffield, AL James N Jeter (256) 386-4196 1300 S Montgomery Ave Sheffield, AL Center For Physical Medicine & Pain Management (334) 260-8225 Montgomery, AL Are there any other questions or comments? ## i am in need of a private dr office in north alabama re... ...
Updated 1 day ago in Morphine.
Fri, Mar 27 '15, 7:08 PM
methadone doctor in decatur alabama
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I just got approved for full Medicaid and on methadone. I go to an methadone clinic in Huntsville Alabama but this one doesn't take Medicaid.I REALLY JUST WANT AN DOCTOR INSTEAD OF GOING TO AN CLINIC. So does ANYONE KNOW AN DOCTOR IN DECATUR ALABAMA THAT WILL GIVE ME AN PERCEPTION FOR METHADONE.... PLEASE HELP ME I HAVE 3KIDS AND THE DRIVE IS KILLING MY CAR. ## Hello, Big Red! How are you? I'm sorry, but under the current laws, a private doctor cannot prescribe Methadone for addiction treatment. It can only be used in a clinical setting by those that are specially trained in its use for such. Learn more Methadone details here. I understand that the inconvenience of regular clinic visits can be a pain and you're not the first person to ask about this, but as I said, the laws ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Mon, Jan 13 '14, 1:12 AM
methadone prescribing doctor in alabama
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I am in desperate need to find a doctor to write me methadone for chrobic back and neck pain. Hopefully near dothan AL or near panama city fl. Ive been going to a methadone clinic because i cant find q doctor and i cannot afford the clinic anymore ## Hello, Tina! How are you? I'm very sorry about your financial situation and the pain you're in. However, if you've been going to an addiction treatment clinic, then that is what is going to be listed in your medical records, even if you were going due to pain, and a regular doctor will not be able to prescribe it for you. I know the clinics are expensive and very inconvenient, but that's the way the current laws are. Doctors that aren't specially trained to treat addiction can only prescribe it for pain and once someone ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Thu, Dec 12 '13, 10:42 AM
methadone clinic payment opeions
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I am currently a patient at a methadone clinic in Bham. I find that I am having a hard time paying for my doses. I pick up 5 bottles a week 200mg a day. does any one know of a place that gives help for paying for methadone? please let me know if you know of anyone thank you ## You honestly take 200mgs. a day? That's enough to kill a horse! ## Aloha I am not sure where Bham unless Alabama? Yes 200 mls is a lot but at one time I was at 450 but law have changed a lot! Here over 150 a day you have to go 6 packs, in Hawaii the state aid pays for the program unless you are well off and have private Ins that may have no coverage! Do you have pain or is this drug maintenance for you? I found going down 5 a month will get you down to levels that if you can't pay it will not be l... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Methadone.
Wed, Jul 23 '14, 6:29 AM
Methadone Clinics or medicaid doctors
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My son and daughter inlaw are on methadone and they both are on medicaid. Is there a Medicaid Dr in birmingham where they can receive a prescription for methadone without having to pay the high cost of the dose wheter it is from pain or from addiction???? Please help me I am on SS and try to help them but I can only do so much. They have tried Suboxone but it made them sick. I would rather see them on methadone than on pills or whatever addiction. ## NWATC is a methadone treatment center in Bessemer Alabama. NWATC is a medicaid provider. If you are interested in finding out more about our treatment facility please call 205-425-1200 or e-mail me at the address above. ## Methadone is one of the cheapest pills to be on, if you have a prescription. I get 270 10 mg. pills for $27.22. That is... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Methadone.
Mon, Jul 28 '14, 3:10 AM
New pain medication laws dictating to doctors that they cannot prescribe anything equivalent 120 mg of morphine or higher a day per patient
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I was told Friday by my Pain Management Doctor at my monthly appointment that the DEA was implementing a new law dictating to doctors on how much pain medication they could prescribe per patient per day. It could be equal to no more than 120 mg of Morphine per day per patient and they had to comply within 3 months for all of their patients. I am trying to find out as much information on this as possible. I don't know if my Pain Management Doctor is stating fact or if he is just running scared and if he is stating fact, I don't know if this is federal or state (Alabama) mandated. I spoke directly with the Southeastern division of the DEA in Atlanta this morning and they are not aware of any law of this nature coming into effect and I also contacted another pain clinic locally tha... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Morphine.
Thu, Nov 20 '14, 2:11 AM
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I went to a pill mill in Alabama and I say this because they never examined me, he wrote out 30 Roxi and Oxycontin 40 for breakthru pain. Now the pain clinic I go to as my back has worsened since yrs ago, wont even give perc 10. and its only 60 the whole month, what? I am in alot of pain, this guy did trigger injections but says he doesnt want me hooked on strong meds at my age, Im 38! Frustrated because I know what works for my pain and I dont want this dr to think im just seeking! ## Hello, Angel! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. Have you considered trying a different clinic? There are still some that treat with narcotics, when necessary. Do you have a PCP that might be able to refer you to someone else? If so, that may be the quickest and easiest way to find t... ...
Updated 30 days ago in Oxycodone.
Fri, Feb 27 '15, 3:38 PM
Soma Versus Baclofen
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I was recently switched from soma to baclofen. The Baclofen makes me feel very strange and I cannot function as well on it as I can with Soma. It makes me sleepy, and frankly just makes me feel like crap. The Soma works better for me as far as muscle spasms. The Baclofen does help spinal pain but does not work as quickly as Soma on spasms. My doctors in Alabama refuse to prescribe me Soma even though I have been put on different muscke rekaxers, Soma works best with my body. Why will doctors nor prescribe what works best for the individual. Every thing works different on different people. I want to be able to function and not be a zombie. What should I do. My pain clinic doctor only wants to get meds from him, but if he wont prescribe what works, I will get my pain meds from him and som... ...
Updated 16 days ago in Soma.
Thu, Mar 12 '15, 7:39 PM
Methadone Clinics And Alabama Medicaid
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My husband has been on methadone at a local clinic, drug tested often, never failed a test, unemployed...want info to get into a Dr's care, cost(no insurance), assistance program, etc. There's suppose to be counseling,individual/family...I'm very proud of his success...especially since he's pretty much on his own. They supply the demand, take money....that's about it. Please help, we don't know where to start. Thx ## I am in albama and goi to a clinic. Sorry, once you go to a clinic you are labled an ADDICT. its in the Alabama prescription Database. A regular doctor cannot write methadone for addiction,, but he can for pain. Unfortunately you went to a clin FIRST and he is now labeled an addict and a regular doctor wont TOUCH him with methadone, They can have the... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Methadone.
Thu, Jan 08 '15, 4:58 PM
You are dismissed for a positive drug screen for heroin....WHAT?????
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After reading the listed articles, I see that it is quite common for those taking Morphine and Oxycodone for pain on a regular basis to come up positive for heroin on drug screens. This situation happened to my husband this week. He had been on long-term MS-Contin 60 mg tid and Oxycontine 10 mg qid for breakthrough pain. At his last clinic visit, we were blown away when he was dismissed for doing heroin. He was told that for the numbers to be as high as they were, he would've had to ingested (eaten) the heroin. In spite of the absurdity of this being right, they still kicked him out of the clinic. I am SO thoroughly sick of him being treated like cattle at a sale for treatment of his chronic pain, that I could just scream. Denise in Alabama......DISGUSTED!! ...
Updated 1 year ago in Morphine.
Wed, Jan 08 '14, 5:26 PM

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