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Guess I need a new PCP

Mar 04, 2016 9:53 AM

I went to see my long time PCP thinking it would help get me some meds so I can just get through the next few weeks. Not only was I told I'm too young to have anything wrong with me and implied that I would abuse any meds given, the two blood tests came back clear. I was told to see a psychiatrist because there was no evidence of anything wrong with me.

BUT I still got a prescription for Savella, which doesn't make any sense. Why give me a fibro med if you don't think anything is wrong with me? I'm already frustrated and I know this is just the start of it.

Mar 04, 2016 9:54 AM

I am so sorry that is happening to you. You're right about the meds. That's totally not okay. Has the savella helped at all?

Mar 04, 2016 9:56 AM

Unfortunately it's so expensive I have to get it from a mail order pharmacy. So it's going to take 2 weeks to get it and then my doc said it would take 2 months to start seeing results :(

Mar 04, 2016 10:05 AM

Oh no! That seems to be the normal around here. I hope you find some relief soon.

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