Dr. Thomas Kline, MD, PhD: Medical Myths Revealed: More on Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) part two– its getting worse

the spyware just following “controlled substances” recording every pill you take the rest of your life has failed to reduce the overdose deaths and now being used to deny patients their pain modulating medications for having a phony “overdose risk”. Heroin addicts die from mulit-drug overdose only one per 500,000 die from overdose taking prescription […]

Dr. Thomas Kline, MD, PhD: Medical Myths Revealed: PDMP or the prescription drug monitoring program using phony numbers to deny more prescriptions

Tracking every signal pain pain in the US is now being used to deny patients medicines based on an artificial “overdose dose risk score” normed on Heroin addicts using secret algorithms – not appropriate for the regular painful disease patient but interfering with the doctor patient relationships just the same. This is wrong and probably […]

Dr. Thomas Kline, MD, PhD: Medical Myths Revealed: Distributors and Filling prescriptions being denied

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How can every pharmacy in the Hollywood/Hallendale area not have Percocet 10/325 ?

Hi  I’m from Arkansas. I came to visit my daughter & grandchildren October 28th not realizing I had a broken hip (right) I had fallen the day before I left for Florida & went to the ER X- Rays showed no break so i came to Florida. On November 14th I bent over & felt […]

Could adequate pain management be the best way to prevent many suicides ?

VA study uncovers critical link between pain intensity and suicide attempts https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/67708/va-study-uncovers-link-pain-intensity-suicide-attempts/ Many factors are associated with suicide risk. These factors range from PTSD, depression and anxiety disorder to financial and interpersonal concerns to access to opioids and other lethal means, like firearms. Even when we take these risk factors into consideration, moderate to severe […]

Could the Amazon Pharmacy prevent pts who have a valid medical necessity for controlled substances from getting their meds ? – UPDATED

For numerous years the DEA has “forced/persuaded” the pharmacy wholesalers to RATION controlled substances that a community pharmacy can purchase.  That rationing is based on a PERCENT of all the Rx meds that a particular pharmacy purchases… I have seen rates of 15%-20% being thrown out as the limit of controls that a pharmacy can […]

I have been using that Walgreens, for the past 4 months, pharmacist would not fill my prescription, because my dose was doubled

Hello Steven I was very impressed with the article that I just read .  I am having that problem with a Walgreens store located in Indialantic Florida 32903 Highway A1A and Paradise Boulevard. I have been using that Walgreens store where I have been filling my chronic pain medicine hydromorphone (4 mg) for the past […]

Every chain pharmacy is understaffed, techs are underpaid. Pharmacists are overwhelmed

As a retail pharmacist for 18 yrs with a massive company. I would highly recommend that anyone who can, transfer their prescriptions to a local independent pharmacy The brick and mortar chains are cheating customers and employees, while earning a windfall of cash for the executives only. Every store is understaffed, techs are underpaid. Pharmacists […]

Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry- should healthcare remain locally ?

I have always had a concern about mail order pharmacies.. first of all… all medications have temp storage requirement typically in the mid-50’s to mid-70’s. These storage requirements have to be met by the pharma, wholesaler & the pharmacy.  But, when a pharmacy hands off a packaging of Rx meds to a delivery service… NO […]

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