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Quote from acl828:
That day, he prescribed 30 pills to be taken 1 every 6 hours as needed. On the morning of April 18th, 11 days later, I called requesting a refill. They called back later refusing the request

It's a shame a doctor can't do simple math. I have a PCP that told me my posterior annular disc tear will take 2-4 months to heal and gave me 20 vicodin. Requests for refills were denied. Doing that type of math the label should have read 1 pill every 3-6 days as needed for pain and not the 1 pill every 4-6 hours as what was on the bottle.

One can't really switch doctors for fear of being labelled as shopping. I feel for you and can tell you, as many others probably can, that you're not alone. Unfortunately I am too sheepish to put my foot down when I'm ignored and I pay for it with pain that can't be controlled.