SpineUniverse Community Advice
Get help and share your story with others who know what you're going through.
Please register or log in to join the discussions!

Failing drug test

Started by Lakinmd2 on 02/25/2014 6:12pm

Hello all. I have multi-level bulging cervical disks and severe cervical stenosis. I have been on a lot of Percocet in the 4 mos and also compounded pain cream. I began with pain care clinic a couple of weeks ago. I didn't think twice about the urine drug screen. When I went back less than a week later for my new physiatrist to do a cervical bundle branch block , I was astonished to learn I had failed a drug test. 2 months earlier my spine Dr did a drug screen urine, and then prescribed 7 percocets/day. I could have stayed with him, I had 2 epidural a by another provider, but got tired of going to 3 or 4 Drs for pain control. I finally elected a physiatrist on my own after researching it online. I peed on the first visit and declared there should be a lot of Percocet in there. What did not occur to me is that I also had "Canadian tyelenol" on hand and I had taken about 8-10 of them the previous day and day before. Thus, I failed my first drug screen and my new doc cannot prescribe. During my procedure he asked me where I got it and I told him- in Canada where it is legal, and also that it is easy to obtain online. My question is, and I believe I know the answer is - can no one ever in my lifetime prescribe a narcotic again?

Best Responses
There are no responses to this discussion.
Do you find this discussion helpful?