Just Diagnosed With ADHD (Adults)
why do doctors treat most patients like drug seekers?
Hi 22 yr old female recently diagnosed.
I am seeing a nurse practioner of a physciatrist.
She seems to be new she can’t be older than 30.
First she starts me on Welbutrin which I took in the past and got terrible headaches from it…but she insisted.
3 days after taking it again the headaches return.
I call the office tell them my situation. They just tell me to stop taking it.
So now Im not taking any meds to help this add which affects my job tremendously..
So I call the office and say I want to come in and maybe start a different medication because at that moment they weren’t treating me.
Well they say they can’t take.me.for a few weeks
I started to feel helpless and unimportant to them. I call again to see if there’s any cancellations or if there’s any way they can help me sooner.
So I go see the nurse to talk about coping skills and blah blah blah..they have me do a drug screen test and test my thyroid..I’m assuming they did this in case they want to give me stimulants ..which I’ve never taken before and didn’t know much about.
Two weeks later I see the nurse practitioner again.she tells me my results came back normal. I don’t do drugs and my thyroid was good.
Then she says u worry Me because u called so much asking for stimulants..I never ever ever asked for stimulants I just simply was asking for treatment…
She then says all I can prescribe u is strattera. Then she’s says your main problem is multi tasking??
This woman is ignorant and tried to tell me things that were UN true. Why would she do this?
I’m just very confused. Well I no longer will be seeing her I made an appointment with my family doctor for help..
Has anyone experienced something similar ??
Will she tell me family doctor not to help me because SHE thinks I just want some type of drug ??
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