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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 637
   Posted 3/13/2008 8:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone , I go to my new pm next week on thursday . Wish me luck. I just know my pain is out of control and the loretab and soma is not working. my new insurance only covers a limited of pain meds. I hope everyone has a lpn.

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Date Joined Dec 2007
Total Posts : 450
   Posted 3/13/2008 10:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Do you mean your insurance limits the number of pills you can have, or do they only cover a few different kinds? If it is the latter, then it would be a good idea to take that list in to your new PM doctor and let him/her know which ones you have already tried.

I wish you luck!
Mochiah/a.k.a. Sue
cervical fusion 2006
L4-5 surgery with cages, plates, and screws in 2005
MEDS:  Fentanyl patch, Norco, Celexa, trazodone, and baclofen
To handle yourself, use your handle others, use your heart
I'm going to smile like nothing is wrong, act like everything is perfect, and pretend its not hurting me.

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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 138
   Posted 3/14/2008 2:27 AM (GMT -6)   
Mochiah is right and even if your limited as to what or how many there are a remarkably many meds without patnets that have generics that are cheaper and worth every penny if it brings about better relief.
Only the newest meds and of course oxy-c now again cost out the wazoo and why it seems so many have problems paying. Let the Doc know about any restrictions up front before prescribing something you cannot afford or is going to but you ina bind to pay for each month.
I do wish you luck and hoping this is the Doc for you!
2 knee replacements & a hip.
spondylosis at L-4,5 & S1
arthritis,sciatica all that being a CPer entails!
If you stumble make it part of the dance!
Formerly Ruth Thomas

Veteran Member

Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 637
   Posted 3/14/2008 4:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Mochia and ruth the the limit their quanity and the meds they cover . Hubby and I maybe paying out of pocket for it. the copays are high too. I need a program to help with my copays. Has any one had any good expreience with ultram er or ultracet?
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