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Question DetailsAsked on 9/2/2015

Pain management in port Charlotte fl I'm looking a Good pain management dr in port Charlotte.

I was going to pain management for 5 years no problem then all a sudden the pharmacy I been going to for awhile said I don't feel comfortable feeling them.But they been filling them for over 6 months before that I was going through Medco ups dropped off right at the house they filled it for we'll over a year then get a call this is last month were gonna fill them.the pharmacy pick and choose who gets what they are playing dr.So I got tired of all the pharmist lying don't don't when we going to get them in or don't feel comfortable feeling them. I was in a car wreck in 2009 never went to hospital just figured over time it will go away.So finally i went to dr he have me script for mri.my next he said I hadabackolike a60yr old.lastweek preparing for a storm I feel off the roof it was only 8ft but feels like it's the same spot when I was in the car wreck the pain level is 8 or 9.need a pain dr and a place where I can get my medicine filled

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Hi Greg,

This is Sarah B. in Member Care. Thanks for your interest in Angie's List!

I'm very sorry for the trouble you've experienced. We'll be happy to help find top rated Pain Management facilities, but it doesn't look like you have a subscription to the List yet. You can join by visiting www.angieslist.com or by giving us a call. Our call center is available 8:00 am-9:00 pm weekdays and 8:00-5:00 pm ET on Saturdays. If you join online, you can save 20% on an annual plan by using the promo code ANSWERS.

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I suspect if you threatened to report them to the state pharmaceutical licensing board they would back down - because I believe I read that there are court precedences about denying medical care to a pearson with good cause - meaning unless they have proof of abuse of pain meds or drug-related arrest or such, they cannot refuse to fill them. However, since this has happened recently, it is likely due to the recent reclassification of some pain meds as a higher-level drug, and increased DEA crackdown on people getting medically unnecessary prescriptions.
I would say your orthopedic doctor should be able to connect you with a pharmacy who trusts HIM, hence will fill your prescriptions. ALso, AL has a category for Pain Management clinics in the Health area of Search the List.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD




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