Proposed pain pill rules could affect users, and those who fight their abuse

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2 comments:

  • Berniemullen66 posted at 8:09 am on Sun, Oct 27, 2013.

    Berniemullen66 Posts: 3

    It is almost impossible for legitimate patients to get their prescriptions filled here in Sarasota. Also most legit pain patients are jn fact treated like criminals at the pharmacies. I understand the need for tighter rules an regulations but recently they have went way too far which is causing thousands of legitimate pain patients to suffer. How sad. As for Mr Sloane, he is not an innocent victim nor a Saint in the Pain Mgt industry. He is in the business like everyone else(for the money)..It was horrifying to watch a licensed Pain Mgt Doctor struggle to fill out prescriptions with out Mr Sloans assistance not to mention the insane amounts I personally have been prescribec in thepast. In this situation I believe the head of the snake is the Doctor. Locking up addicts who need help is not the solution. So until the System gets their ducks in a row the best tool to use would and should be Awareness.There are alot of people involved in this problem, so start by following the money. Its all about the money in the Pain Mgt Buisiness. How very sad.

     
  • JustAnotherJoe posted at 7:16 pm on Fri, Oct 25, 2013.

    JustAnotherJoe Posts: 1

    Sheriff. Knight clearly has never battled the type of chronic pain most helped by stronger prescription narcotics. The idea that "It's never hard to get your prescriptions filled..." shows how disconnected from the system Knight is. That he's "excited" further demonstrates his lack of understanding the burden of additional restrictions on pain medications will cause legitimate sufferers of chronic pain.

    I'll gladly debate Sheriff Knight in a public forum. He needs to, at the very least, be re-educated.

     

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