Hello to all! I am new to the site but I have a question. I was referred to a methadone clinic for a back injury recently because all the "normal" pain medications were not working for me. I have since been diagnosed with fibromyalgia (I think). One doctor tells me one thing and another one tells me another. But anyway, this clinic treats me like a drug addict and not someone there for pain management. They make me sign requests to increase my methadone for pain in such a way that I look like I am a drug addict. I have to write I am having severe cravings for pain medications to be able to get an increase in my dosage. In truth, I am having severe pain that the current dosage isn't helping and I need an increase. I have been looking everywhere for a doctor that will just prescribe the medication for me by the month like any other pain medication because I have to drive 55 miles round trip DAILY to receive my medication. This certainly doesn't help me with my pain! I have even called pain clinics etc and I have not found anyone that deals with the prescribing of methadone. I know there are doctors out there that do this but I don't have a clue how to find out which one does? If anyone in the Missouri area, has any information about doctors that prescribe this medication, will you please let me know? I wouldn't care how far I had to travel if they would only allow me to be a patient for pain management and I could be treated like a patient in pain instead of a drug abuser. It's hard enough dealing with my pain and the new diagnosis of having Fibro much less having them make me sign things stating that I am craving drugs! Any help you could give me would be greatly appreciated.