My doctor has decided I need to try going without pain meds (hydrocodone, 10mg 4x a day). She is properly titrating me down but I am in total disagreement with this decision. Before hydrocodone I was in the ER everyother week and missing work constantly. I finally have a job where I feel secure and I can function. I realize my options with her are gone, she has given into the fear of prescribing opiates. But what do I do now? I have tried other pain management clinics and they are all afraid as well, even tough I have extensive documentation of my disease (endometriosis). So I'm not sure if this is appropriate, but what I need is the NAME of a pain doctor that will even consider continuing my meds. I live in NY. Like I said, I have all my documentation and have done the local shopping around. If anyone knows anything please help. I also have good insurance so that is not an issue.
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