APF URGES YOU TO READ THIS ALERT AND TAKE ACTION TODAY!
Posted Jun 09 2009 11:25pm
To: All individuals and organizations who care
about access to pain care in America.
URGENT CALL TO ACTION!
The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) may remove important pain medications from the market or could very likely limit access to certain pain medications that are currently legally prescribed to millions of Americans suffering from pain.
The FDA needs to hear how vital access to these medications is to people with pain and what tragic results could occur if they were denied access to these medications or if additional barriers were created making access more difficult for people who are legally prescribed these medications.
Send a letter to the FDA sharing your story about how their decisions would impact you or your loved one. The FDA MUST receive your letters by Tuesday, June 30th, so don’t delay.
Please review the following to assist in your letter writing and to provide further information on the issue:
Click here to go directly to the FDA comment submission page to submit your letter electronically or mail your letters to:
Division of Dockets Management (HFA305) Food and Drug Administration 5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061 Rockville, MD 20852
Please Note: All letters sent electronically or through the mail must clearly include the following information at the top of your letter: Docket No. FDA-2009-N-0143. Please send a copy of your letter to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can also have an opportunity to hear your commentary.
Testimony of Pain Advocates at FDA Hearing, May 27th and 28th. These testimonies may also help you write your letter.
As most of my readers know, I myself am a sufferer of chronic pain. I have Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), neuropathy, and inoperable back issues. Although I use many types of therapy to manage my pain, there are times when only medication makes my life bearable. My only other option available to me for my hand is amputation which I refuse to consider.
RSD is a chronic, progressive, incureable and extremely painful disease. The same with neuropathy. Sphere: Related Content