Posted by Larry Hoover on August 28, 2007, at 19:01:19
In reply to Re: Getting Doctors to prescribe opiates » Larry Hoover, posted by Paulbwell on August 27, 2007, at 21:30:53
> Good you were able to help him out, interesting that you were able to aquire something effective for him when he wasn't.
I've got a good supply of oxycodone. I've got causalgia a.k.a. reflex sympathetic dystrophy a.k.a. complex regional pain syndrome. He accidentally grabbed my pill bottle by mistake, I believe.
The war on drugs mentality should not pervade in the realm of acute pain relief. E.g. my friend's mom, dying of bone cancer, denied opiates because of their addictive potential. It was near unbearable to be near her, towards the end. But what else could you do?