http://www.pharmaciststeve.com/?p=10078 Gulfport, Mississippi: A 36-year-old disabled woman who suffers from Chiari Malformation type I, claims the pharmacist at her local Rite Aid is refusing to fill a doctor’s prescription for the drug Norcos (hydrocodone). She asked to be identified as MK. MK recorded an exchange with her pharmacist and the video is included below. In…Read more Rite Aid Pharmacist Refuses To Fill Prescription For Disabled Patient
http://www.mayoclinic.org/pain-medications/art-20045647 Antidepressants: Another weapon against chronic pain Antidepressants are a mainstay in the treatment of many chronic pain conditions — even when depression isn’t a factor. And even though they haven’t been proven to work unless you actually suffer from Major Depression. Antidepressants seem to work best for pain caused by: Arthritis Nerve damage from…Read more Antidepressants and Chronic Pain
The Internet, My Telephone I can’t afford access to both the internet and a cell phone, so I use the internet like a phone. And what do we use phones for? Why, to communicate, of course. To pass on information, stories, interests, “likes” and love. And where do we get our information these days? In the…Read more Hello? Can you hear me now?
In keeping with my new policy to stop suffering in silence, I emailed a link to my post entitled “New Mexicans don’t care about each other,” to the following people (Re: Thinking of you). No, I wasn’t comfortable doing it, but someone has to speak up… First, to Lynn S.Hart at New Mexico’s State Medical…Read more Because I can’t sleep…
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2015/01/17/star-investigation-canadas-invisible-codeine-problem.html?app=noRedirect 1/17/2015, Star investigation: Canada’s invisible codeine problem In Canada, codeine painkillers like Tylenol No. 1 are widely available without prescription. But do they work better than household painkillers like Tylenol or Advil? I know the answer to that question, but I’m guessing my opinion isn’t the same as the writer of this article… These millions…Read more The drug war is alive and well in Canada
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/one-woman-manages-chronic-pain-invisible-affliction/ This question has been around for decades, and the answer hasn’t changed: If you are one of the lucky ones who can achieve a placebo effect, then antidepressants can work for you. Wikipedia: “Roughly only 30% of the population seems susceptible to placebo effects, and it is not possible to determine ahead of time…Read more 7/9/2014, Can antidepressants offer hope to those suffering chronic pain?
What should pain patients do about the medical industry and the DEA continuing to restrict and remove access to one of the few drug therapies (opioids) that work for chronic pain? Should we run for cover? I dunno, it seems like a lot of us have already tried that, and it didn’t work. Should we…Read more Who says we have to suffer quietly?
SWEET TOOTH THC 23.46% and CBD 0.622% (from website, did not see actual test result) 7 grams at $12.50/gram for a total of $87.50 $17.50/joint I preordered 7 grams of the Sweet Tooth strain via email last week, and then picked it up this week. It came in a jar and had a very strong…Read more Strain reviews for R. Greenleaf