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law against how much narcotics can be subscribed?

Started by Bob K. on 04/17/2019 7:07pm

Is there a law against the amount of oxycodone a doctor can prescribe? My doctor said the government made him cut my pain medicine back.
Now I have to cut the pills in half and take a half a pill at before bedtime and now I wake up in the middle of the night when my back, leg and nerve pain go up.

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I have not seen it written anywhere.
Jim

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Each state creates laws about prescribing limits for pain meds!

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What state are you from? I am from PA and many chronic pain patients are having a very difficult time controlling their pain due to these changes in the laws for opioids. There needs to be a very needed discussion about acute versus chronic pain. The many chronic pain patients in many states are getting a raw deal and are suffering due to a bunch of state and federal bureaucrats who don’t have a clue about debilitating pain!!

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In short, yes. My Dr told me it was a new thing and the max dose the government is demanding is the equivalent of 50mg of oxycodone in 24 hrs. Also, in the next 7-10 years, narcotics will only be prescribed for cancer and or post operative pain.

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There sure is, got hit hard with that one. There are plenty of alternatives to strong narcotics. We will never see a day where they go back to handing out Oxy the way they had been these last ten years. Find other methods to help your body avoid as many nerve flare ups as possible. There is no fighting this one anymore after congress stepped in.

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