Methadone is four times as likely to cause an overdose death as oxycodone preferred drug in 33 states for Medicaid pts

Most states list deadly methadone as a ‘preferred drug’ WASHINGTON – As prescription drug overdose deaths soar nationwide, most states have failed to take a simple step that would make it harder for doctors to prescribe the deadliest of all narcotics. Methadone overdoses kill about 5,000 people every year, six times as many as […]

FL BOP having meeting June 8th to address denial of care issues

Thank you for sharing your story with reporter, Matt Grant, of WESH, Channel 2, Orlando.   We received a copy of your email account of the challenges you have faced in having your pain prescriptions filled at local pharmacies.  The Department of Health is aware of the challenges patients like you are facing in Florida and […]

The DEA is the legacy of a racist, homophobic, anti-Semitic megalomaniacn (Pres Nixon) who wanted to find a way to lock up all of those anti-war protestors, Jews, homosexuals, and blacks.

Five ways the DEA is redundant America survived for almost 200 years without the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Somehow, we muddled through all of those years without this expensive boondoggle of an agency.Richard Nixon was the force behind our current drug war, riding into office in 1969 on a wave of Southern racism and […]

Doctors prescribe medicine for their patients but the pharmacy won’t fill them. Why?

Doctors prescribe medicine for their patients but the pharmacy won’t fill them. Why? DEA and pharmacist point fingers at each other Some pharmacists blame the DEA for overreaching in the wake of the pill mill crack down.   Now the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration in Tampa is answer those allegations.   Legitimate […]

Why is Heroin ILLEGAL ?

Most medications once consumed, the body metabolizes the medication into a “active metabolite” Soma/Carisoprodol is metabolized in the body to Meprobamate.. which at one time was sold under the brand name Equanil/Miltown Hydrocodone is metabolized in the body to Dilaudid/Hydromorphone Codeine is metabolized in the body to Morphine. Oxycodone is metabolized in the body to […]

Why do pts do this ?

Emergency insulin could have saved man’s life I posted about this incident a couple of months ago.  I thought that this was just a aberration of a Pharmacist and/or prescriber’s office staff.. that seem to have little concerns about their actions or lack of actions and how they impact a pt’s quality of life or […]

Death of a business by opiophobic bureaucracy ?

Pernix Therapeutics Closes Acquisition of Zohydro ER Franchise At least one Governor and numerous state Attorney Generals took this company to court over the introduction of this product. I guess between the opiate hysteria stirred up by all these groups hurt the sales of this product and the legal expenses incurred by the company… forced […]

The Consumer Watchdog looks at what can be done to fix the problem. “Prescription Impossible” Monday on NewsChannel 5 at 11.

Injured patients can’t get their painkillers; an unexpected consequence of pill mill crackdown WEST PALM BEACH – The pill mill crackdown is cutting overdose deaths, but it’s also having unintended consequences for patients in pain. Injured patients tell the Consumer Watchdog they can’t get their medication because pharmacy after pharmacy turned them away. One […]

Bye-Bye Brain Cells ?

Neurontin and Lyrica are a Death Sentence for New Brain Synapses Neurontin and its newer more potent version, Lyrica, are widely used for off-label indications that are an outright flagrant danger to the public. These blockbuster drugs were approved for use even though the FDA had no idea what they actually did in the […]

It is not our fault .. it is their fault…

Report: State of Indiana prescription tracking system (INSPECT) is in ‘crisis’ INDIANAPOLIS — A state system for tracking prescriptions has been “in crisis” and created a risk of exposing patients’ personal information, according to a state-commissioned report that Gov. Mike Pence’s administration tried to keep under wraps. The system, intended to help the state […]