DEA crackdown leads to pain pill shortage in S. Florida

Jul 10, 2010 Full story: WBZL-TV Hollywood 170

A federal shutdown of pain pill sales at two wholesale drug companies prominent in South Florida has led to a shortage of oxycodone, an inexpensive narcotic popular in the area's controversial pain clinics.

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“the one,the only,BABETTE!!!! !”

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#161 Nov 5, 2010
freemarcemery wrote:
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why do you prefer mom n pop?? they are the ones screwin everybody. just go to walgreens...
i do not want to sound redundant here, but what exactly do i ask them for free.? love cat
F IRAS

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#162 Nov 5, 2010
freemarcemery wrote:
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why do you prefer mom n pop?? they are the ones screwin everybody. just go to walgreens...
Prob shopping
shirley

Boynton Beach, FL

#164 Sep 17, 2011
WHAT RIGHT DO THEY HAVE TO TAKE A PERSONS RECORDS WHEN THET'RE NOT EVEN THERE FOR THE VISIT.WE NEED A LAWYER WITH BRASS BALLS TO TAKE ON THE MAKERS OF THESE PILLS AND THE FDA WITH THEM THEN THE DEA.YOU CAN BET THE FARM THESE BIG BUCK MAKERS OF ROXY N 80S KNEW WHAT WOULD HAPPEN N THE FDA GAVE THEM THERE BLESSING.MOST OF THE MDS KNOW VERY LITTLE OF WHAT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN TO PEOPLE.NOW THE FDA HAS 100S OF PAIN PILL ADDICTS OUT THERE I HAVEN'T HEARD A WORD ABOUT HELPPING THEM NOR FINDING A CURE FOR THE CRAVING THAT WILL BE THERE FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES

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#165 Sep 17, 2011
This whole thing is ridiculous... the war on drugs is costing this country so so so much money while we turn around and blow billions of dollars in housing addicts in prison with TAX PAYERS MONEY
Jo Merkle

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#166 Sep 6, 2012
The DEA is Abusing the LAWS of sick injured and cancer patients. We all need to Protest. Email me if you live in S FLA. I just had a Kidney Cathiter installed in 2 places in my stomach. I also suffer from a Rare Skin disease. I cant fill my Morphine anywhere. 100 Tabs and dont try Walgreens they are running for the HILLS. The DEA is Wrong for not thinking of the Suffering the Severe Pain people are really in. WE WANT OUR RIGHTS BACK! LETS FIGHT PEOPLE> the Blood sucking DEA needs people lots of them at there doorstep to get the Message through. If your a Patient in need and have Meds you cant ever gonna get LETS RALLY NOW my email address is jeffjo7@aol.com. Lets stop the DEA from ABUSING OUR RIGHTS signed Jo
Joe

Oklahoma City, OK

#167 Sep 6, 2012
BEVIS wrote:
Fu ck the DEA. When did these cops become doctors? Why in the he ll are we letting police dictate what we put into our bodies? If someone is selling narcotics, bust them and send them to prison. I have cancer. And I cant find narcotic pain meds in south Florida. Thank you DEA! Dont you fu ck ing morons realize that making drugs hard to find is only going to create a more broad black market? Prices will soar and eventually people who are DEPENDENT on opiates will turn to the very easily accessible HEROIN. The Mexican mafia has been moving tons of tar heroin into the southern United States. And when little Oxy addicted Johnny cant find 80's......Jose will be right there with a tenth of tar for the taking.
Wise up DEAssholes!!! Making legitimate patients out to be criminals is only making MORE CRIMINALS!!!!
This Agency was set-up during the reign of Tricky Dick Nixon, the fruit doe'st fall far from the tree. In 1973 the mighty DEA was defacatted on the American public. There needs to be more like you who resist them! Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
TheBain

Hollywood, FL

#168 Sep 6, 2012
I'm sorry your having trouble filling your needs...
I'm a true pain patient that visits the hospital once a month ...not a clinic.
When I had trouble filling my oxycodone at CVS my neurologist had the in hospital pharmacy order my medicine. No problem besides adjusting the mg and dosage.
Try giving your surgeon a call and make em aware of your situation. And yes I live in broward county and know what "Roxy 30s" and "mills" have done to make it mission impossible to fill at a chain pharmacy.

Thebain
Jo Merkle wrote:
The DEA is Abusing the LAWS of sick injured and cancer patients. We all need to Protest. Email me if you live in S FLA. I just had a Kidney Cathiter installed in 2 places in my stomach. I also suffer from a Rare Skin disease. I cant fill my Morphine anywhere. 100 Tabs and dont try Walgreens they are running for the HILLS. The DEA is Wrong for not thinking of the Suffering the Severe Pain people are really in. WE WANT OUR RIGHTS BACK! LETS FIGHT PEOPLE> the Blood sucking DEA needs people lots of them at there doorstep to get the Message through. If your a Patient in need and have Meds you cant ever gonna get LETS RALLY NOW my email address is jeffjo7@aol.com. Lets stop the DEA from ABUSING OUR RIGHTS signed Jo
Anonymous

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#169 Jan 22, 2013
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Ooper

Livingston, TN

#170 Jan 22, 2013
f**k All the DEA and these local cops im from Tn. and you cant hardly find any pharmacy that carries roxies my granny had to drive all the way to Ky. just to get half a script so i feel ya lls pain its hard times up here too.
Just curious

United States

#171 Feb 1, 2013
I am curious how the obviously "high" ppl, dealers, and abusers are getting so easily, most of the time i wait until my insurance covered pharmacy and my 30 day supply sometimes can be stretched but the one time i needed it filled because i couldnt walk, i even tried to borrow the money so i could get them filled and STILL couldnt and i have no history of abuse, dr shopping or pharmacy shopping plus the severity of my illnesses, i know no one should of had any issues, but within a day a know user/abuser who couldnt even keep his eyes open was able to fill ALL of his rx that were 1. Way more than necessary on top of like 6rx know for causing overdose issues when mixed! WTF

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