Jerseyville, IL asked in Medical Malpractice for Illinois

Q: At pain management the nurse practitioner forced that I take a medication that was listed as allergic too. what to do?

I am disabled and have emphysema and asthma, herniated cervical disc,and extreme high blood pressure. under the care of the same doctor for 10 years,and with their practice for 48 years. The doctor had me go to a pain management center to see "if Tammy might know of something new to help me".She said that I could no longer take the Hydrocodone, and that she was putting me on oxy.. (I had taken oxy about a year ago and had an adverse effect. informed doctor and was taken off after 2 pills, noted on file also at the pharmacy.) I told her that I could not take it, she said that it was long enough take it again "because they made it different now." said I had to try it because she was not going to "force me to have the shot in my neck." The druggist called it was listed as allergic to oxy I told him yes that she knew it. He said call the doctor and remind I did. informed that she had discussed this in the office and to take. received med on Tuesday May 22 and took for 3 days

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: I'm not hearing anything bad about it. I'd chat with your family doc and ask what to do if that happens again.It's more of a patient/doctor relationship issue than a legal issue.

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