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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Dec 29, 2017, 04:49 PM

6. I wonder to what degree doctor-shopping is tolerated in other countries.

Twice this week, a very short work-week for me due to illness, I declined to fill opioid prescriptions for patients who turned up on the state prescription monitoring site.

Add to that patients who come to me for refills of highly addictive medications for which non-addictive alternatives exist in abundance.

In clinic, and right here on DU, I get called callous, heartless, and sadistic for trying to prevent further deaths from opioid overdoses.

Narcos are going to shop around until they find a medical provider who is either unscrupulous and unethical, or just doesn't have time to go eighteen rounds with a narco addict.

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