Doctors Who Will Prescribe Pain Medication In Florida

Rasa Says:

Does anyone know of a doctor in Florida prescribing hydrocodone for chronic pain?

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Verwon Says:

Hello, Rasa! How are you?

Due to the changes this month that switched this to a schedule 2 medication, most doctors are now refusing to prescribe it.

And regardless of that, if your require such a medication on a long-term ongoing basis for the treatment of chronic pain, you'll need to see a pain management specialist due to the new regulations that were put in place last year.

Do you currently have a PCP that you see regular that may be able to refer you to someone? That might be the quickest and easiest way to find the help you need.

Does anyone know of a good doctor in that area?

This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation.

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chistine Says:

Thetes some Dr in Ormond beach an port orange that ell Daytona also

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Chris Says:

Christine-my name too!! Maybe fate if you know dr. in Ormond,Port Orange, Daytona area because that is EXACTLY WHERE I AM!! You can be answer to my excruciating pain because I lost my 12 plus year dr. & cannot find another-been paying dr. appts then they tell me cannot help me & take my money!!. PLEASE PLEASE let me know more so I can possibly locate him? I am praying you read this or someone can tell me how to reach you?
Thank You, Thank You!!!
Christine in Daytona area....

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BL Says:

There are No New Regulations that state only a Pain Management Dr can prescribe pain meds.

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Chris Says:

Verwon-Do You know how I can reach Christine for more info about her post? She has given me hope (& perhaps saved me TONS OF CASH I DONT HAVE). But there isn't enough info from her post to follow-up. Please let me be able to reach her....we share same name even!

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Chris Says:

BL-You seem to know about this forum-how can I locate Christine who posted in Jan this year about dr. in Ormond Beach area (my area) - she not leave info about dr. & NEED TO KNOW?!! Please help me find her email or whatever to reach her??
Thanks so so much,
Another Christine (Chris shortened version)

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Goldilocks Says:

Dr carozella kissimee fl is s paim mgmt dr.

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Colorado to Florida Says:

Dr. chowdhadi, university pain management Tampa fl.. I cant tell you what he would prescribe, also Genesis. Medical clinic. You can look up their websites they do take some insurance and they so offer pain medication, not just inj's.

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moved from cO to Fl Says:

Dr. Chowdhari University Pain Mgmt Tampa Fl 33613

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moved from cO to Fl Says:

I have hears University Pain does prescribe. I would assume that they do U/a need a current Fl. MRI/Cat scan . There are no pill mills. I don't have a problem helping ppl with chronic pain to a pain dr. that does med management. The process is very strict and if you are an abuser you will get caught. Ive seen other posts where one is saying why are youjust putting the dr's name up? what happened to just keep your mouth shut don't overload the clinic. IMHO i believe that for every new patient there are some that get fired. You can get fired for getting a drug arrest, my pm checks every month.

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Colorado to Florida Says:

In Tampa fl I just heard of another pain management clinic the address is 4941 Busch Blvd Tampa them and call to see if they meet your needs. good luck to all who are truly in pain

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VAtoDB Says:

I've been a fibromyalgia, degenerative joint and disc disease, and chronic back pain sufferer for the past 15 years, due to many long years of hard factory work, and however else these pain and degenerative issues are caused. I lived in VA and was getting my Methadone and Duregesic patches for 15 years, but my spouse was transfered to Daytona Beach in March 2015, and I can no longer find a pain dr that is willing to prescribe me even the minimum amount of my meds, even though I have been able to find a pharmacy to fill them, which was a chore itself. Can anyone tell me if there are any drs that prescribe these pain meds near me? I have recent x-rays from here in Florida and bloodwork. Any positive information would be helpful. Thank you.

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Chris Says:

Goldilocks-I was referred by interventional dr. in Kissimme to go to Dr. John Carrozzella but when calling his office not there-got recording phone # disconnected. Also checked google online & found no new phone #'s so not sure when you heard that he was good dr. prescribing but it must be recent he closed since my apt with other referring dr. was about 3 weeks ago. Do you by chance have new info about this?
Chris-Daytona Beach,FL

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BL Says:

It may also be helpful to get copies of your medical.records from the Dr where you use to live. Although you may not be able to find a Dr that will rx you what you took before.

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Chris Says:

goldilocks-did you find new phone for dr. carrozella? Dr. Webster in Kissimmee gave me his phone but was disconnected.....also Christine did you pls have info for Daytona/Ormond/port orange drs? I live here!!

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Chris Says:

BL-Can you tell me where the law states a dr. not need be pain specialist to prescribe pain meds in FL? My primary said he can only once for emergency til I find pain dr. the another gen.practice dr. I had appt. with told me legally he can no longer write pain med scripts. So why do they believe this if you say not true?

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Chris Says:

Christine-I am in wheelchair need help in Daytona,Port Orange area where my 12yr plus dr. left me suddenly (he was in Port Orange) I need advocate-help locating new dr. since so difficult to travel (& painful ). Please help me find new dr.?
Thank You SO So Much,
Christine-New Smyrna Beach,FL

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BL Says:

Chris, look in Florida Revised Statues regarding laws governing Physicians and also Pharmacy Laws. The drs say it because the patients won't argue with them. Even if you take a copy of the laws proving any licensed physician with a dea number and CDs license can prescribe pain meds for any patient that doesn't mean they will. It is each drs individual choice what they prescribe. You also have no way of knowing what a Dr prescribes other patients. You can also go to the DEA website and read the manuals for physicians and pharmacists regarding Schedule II meds. I've seen signs up in drs offices saying they don't prescribe pain meds and I've seen several of these same drs prescribe pain meds for regular patients. The signs are to cut down on drug seekers.

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chaos Says:

Genesis medical in tampa Dr. Diaz

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tim Says:

ANYBODY please help - I have had 6 hip surgeries in the last 4 years, with chronic severe pain, but no er doctor, primary care will give me strong meds. They sent me to Pain Management who says in a month they can see me. I cannot go a month with this bone pain. I have Florida Healthcare. I am in Ormond. ANY HELP? Today?? {edited for privacy}

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