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Can a doctor do ANYTHING and get away with it...legally?

OK, I've had numerous doctors in life living in Ontario Canada with free medical coverage all my life...I'm very lucky in that way, we all are. I've been prescribed some form of narcotic opioid med for legitimate chronic pain from numerous surgeries including to knee replacements...i'm not some heroin street freak trying to get high for free. My Dr. had me on three 80 mg Oxycontin & three 20 mg OxyContin per day and two valium for sleeping per day (which I rarely even used). There was no concerns for renewing prescriptions...UNTIL the big change with the recipe for Oxyz. The new tamper proof long acting oxycodone supply to the blood. They made for me getting any form of oxycodone impossible, and I had to suffice with a 50mcg Fentanyl patch every 72 hrs. It was sufficient. Every time I went in my Dr.'s office for anything, say, every month or so, I'd have to urinate in a cup in her office, bring my meds in to count, the old patches on a piece of paper. Apparently, the Fentanyl was not showing up in the office quick test. The office quick narcotic tests do not test for Fentanyl...my pharmascist told . In fact, I read on the internet that to get a test for Fentanyl, it is costly. I simply do not believe. I have bee "dope sick" having bad withdrawals for nearly two weeks because she cut me off cold...because I am under investigation. Today is Saturday...she works on Saturday as a drop in for her patients...I'm going to tell her how I plan to make this a pain in her fat vulva lips for as long as humanly possible. I wore my patches, I had to bring the old ones back to the pharmacy with my skin on it. She is history with me, and I would love to have disciplined for this, and me rewarded monetary somehow for pain & suffering. I DID NO WRONG PERIOD.
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I'm so sorry you're going through this.
Are you in pain management, and did you sign a contract? If so, they can test you every time you come in, make you bring your patches and cut you off if the meds aren't showing up in your system.
Clearly you're using your meds. You go to the office with a patch on don't you? Of course you do.
These tests are not 100% accurate by no means. We're all different and metabolize these meds differently.
I would question the office to see how many other people are failing tests.
It's so unfair, and can be dangerous, to be cut off of a pain med.
Tell them you're willing to take more tests but you would like them to be sent to a different lab. Do research yourself on meds not showing up in tests. Print out what you find and take it to your pain Dr. It's unbelievable that not all pain Drs know that these tests are not 100% accurate.
My sister takes Morphine for her RA. She had a urine test and it showed Percocet. She has not taken that med for at least 5 years and doesn't have access to it. Her pain Dr knew something was wrong so he retested her and it did not show up. He told her these tests can be wrong sometimes.
We're here to help any way we can.
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I understand you feel mistreated but your comment about what you plan to do to the doctor was rude and offensive.
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