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A 48-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how to get my doctor to prescribe me the right pain medications?

1 doctor answer8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
You & your doctor : may not agree on your opinions about what the RIGHT pain medication is. Your doctor is responsible to safely prescribe and to keep risk at a minimum. The requirements differ by state: http://www.medscape.com/resource/pain/opioid-policies
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