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Will Oxycontin Be Changed Back To Original Formula
is Oxycontin going back to their old formula? OC instead of OP. ## At this time, Purdue has no plans to return to the original formula. They released this new one, with the specific intention of helping to prevent abuse of the product and discontinued making the original, when they did so. They claim, however, that it works the same and causes the same side effects: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and constipation. Read more: Are there any questions or comments? ## They re not even remotely close to the original OC formula. I'm concerned about what this new formula might be doing to me. At least I knew the olf formula eventually disolved, I'm not sure about this new version. Hopefully someone will make a similiar version as soon as they are allowed. I think the original patent exp...
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How to get off Suboxone
Im Marina Im 24 years old and a mother of 2 beautiul little boys. From the years 2006-2007 i was heavily addicted to Oxy 80 and eventually started doing herion. I got help in sep.2007 at a methadone clinic, it worked for as long as i was on the methadone i had NO relapse's. In June 2009 i was completly off of the methadone that first day that i was on 0Mgs I went through extreme withdrawls i went through things that i would never wish upon my worst enemy! i stayed that way for a day and a half and decided to go to a suboxone doctor. He put me on 32 mgs a day which i thought was pretty high of a dose but he explained to me that methadone withdrawls was worst then any other withdrawls. so i trusted him. Now when i go to see him every month i pretty much beg for him to start the weinin...
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My Father Died from Coumadin
My father was on Coumadin. One day he hit his head. If it were not for Coumadin, the small bump on his head would have amounted to nothing unusual. However, the Coumadin resulted in a cerebral hemorraghe. Even though he had been takikng Coumadin exactly as prescribed and had gone for each of his INR checks, when he got to the hospital, the doctors found his INR was off the richter scale. To relieve the pressure on his brain from the hemorraghe, they needed to operate. But they couldn't because his INR level was too high. They said it would take 24 hours to reduce his INR to a level at which they could operate. By that time, he was dead. Subsequently, the doctors wanted to put me on Coumadin for a year. I said no. They insisted and finally said you have to go on Coumadin for at least...
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Coumadin vs warfarin
My mom was on coumadin for many years but then her insurance company told her she had to take warfarin as this is the one they would pay for. Is there really any different in these two drugs? It seems to me that she has been having more problems with the warfarin (keeping this medication at the right level) than the coumadin. I was told they were the same medications and do the same. I just wanted to know if some people have difficulties taking warfarin vs coumadin??? Thanks. ## No, they work exactly the same for me. I have been taking one or the other for 3 1/2 years because of 2 pulmonary embolisms. I take 10mg a day. At times I go up and down but have been steady for a couple months now on warfarin. Food will change the way it works. Salads and some other greens really mess things up...
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Lo Loestrin FE and continuous bleeding ...
I started taking Lo Loestrin FE on Feb. 2nd and it is now Feb. 21st and I have been bleeding non-stop (literally all day, every day). Doctor says to wait it out for 3 months ... 3 months of non-stop bleeding ?? I've heard of breakthrough bleeding but this crazy! ## While I agree that it is crazy and unacceptable, yes, even if it lasts for a long time, continuously, they still consider that to be just breakthrough bleeding. However, you should give it at least a full month, to see if your body adjusts to these pills. If you are still bleeding by the time you start your second pill pack, you should call and insist on a change and if they don't agree, you may want to consider seeing a different doctor. To be honest, there is no reason for a woman to have to put up with it, for that...
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antibiotic smz tmp ds mut
I been Talking this medication for 4 days now I'm spotting light blood is that normal?
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melas cream how to use
i used it but my skin becomes red so wht i can do.how to remove reddiness on my skin ## Hello, Shona! How are you? I am not sure exactly what's in this, but if you're having some type of reaction, then it would be best to stop using it. How red is your skin? Which body areas did you use it on? ## Sir i use this melas cream it became red n remove skin .... What is happening
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Does 100 mg morphine sulfate extended release pill taken every twelve hours (2 per day) equal 100 mcg. Fentanyl patch applied every 48 hrs.?
My question concerns drug conversion. The Fentanyl works well, most of time, for my chronic pain, but my insurance now says I can only get it again in March of 2015. This is still Oct., 2014, so I will be out of patches at end of October. I don't understand this, because just stopping the patches would/will cause terrible withdrawal, because if you are only couple days late, withdrawal starts. This happened also recently as my dr. changed (at my request to try something else)100 mcg. patch to only 15 mg. of morphine ER every 12 hours, because of patches costing almost $400 for one month, which I cannot afford, due to "doughnut hole". The change made be very sick within two days, so I had to go back to patches. I didn't think the 15 mg. extended release morphine was enoug...
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oxycontin 80mg op are going back to oc
switching back to original form ## Would you care to elaborate? What is your source? ## Yes, we would like more details on this. I just did a search in my sources and haven't found anything with even a hint that they have decided to go back to the original formula. For many of the people that use it for chronic pain that are now experiencing problems, it would be a great boon. ## need help for filling priscription haveing to take3 80 a day have gragalated higher over 13 years lost my incheranece help please my body wont funchen with out the op are not any thing like the oc ## I have suffered from pain due to injuries since the week before my 21st birthday. didn't start taking pain meds til 3rd injury which occured in my early 50's Have suffered long enough and at my age just...
Updated 3 hours ago in OxyContin.
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Question?
Hi I just started taking this A333 white oblong pill. (Generic Percocet. 10/325). I never had this type before and got it due to pharmacy supply. My question is has anyone noticed a difference in pain relief from other brands. Maybe it's me but it doesn't seem to work as well. Can't wait to hear some other input on this. Thanks. ## Hello, Bill! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Actavis (Watson) and yes, there have been quite a few complaints about it recently. Prior to them popping up on here, I was actually not aware of this tablet and just managed to find the information on it. It appears that it must be cheaper than other generics, because more pharmacies are providing it and many people are dissatisfied. Have you consulted your doctor? They may have some idea t...
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percocet withdrawal- weird ones
I have taken hydrocodone for years and then changed to Percocet. Ive been taking it for a year and a half. From 20-40 mg a day. This is the end of day 2 withdrawing from it. Ive had weird symptoms such as watery mouth, chapped lips, burning feeling in stomach, nausea, more hungrier than usual, anxiety, crying, leg pain, decrease in sleeping. I will fall asleep and wake up and stay up after a couple hours. Has anyone had similiar symptoms? ## I forgot to add that im having these electric shock sensations thats worse when walking. They are like zaps. ## Hello, Trish! How are you? First of all, what were you taking? Percocet contains Acetaminophen and Oxycodone, it is only available in a maximum dosage of 10mgs of the Oxycodone and 325mgs of the Acetaminophen. There is no 20 or 40mg dosage...
Updated 3 hours ago in Percocet.
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New pain med laws
I live in New Jersey and with the resent changes in the Vicodin laws I am wondering I know you can no longer get refills but is there a restriction on the amount they can prescribe a month ## Hello, Nancy! How are you? I understand your confusion and I'm happy to help. And yes, there is also a limit on how much they can prescribe. Exceptions are only made for those that suffer intractable pain from a possibly fatal condition, such as stage 4 cancer. But for everyone else, the reasons why it can be prescribed, how much can be prescribed and how often it can be prescribed to be dosed are all restricted. Additionally, since it is now a schedule 2 medication, most PCPs cannot prescribe it, except in certain specific circumstance. Most people needing it will have to see a specialist. Thi...
Updated 3 hours ago in Cancer.
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800 mg ibprophen
How long does 800 mg ibprophen stay in you took some at 3pm it's 11pm want to go out and drink
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Missed period....
Hi everyone. 10 days into this pill pack I started having breakthrough bleeding which lasted for 10 days. It wasn't normal at all... it was just brown "discharge" (sorry TMI) and nothing ever heavy enough to soak a pad or use a tampon. On October 2nd I took my last pill in my pack for Lo Loestrin Fe because I decided to discontinue use from here on out because I don't want to be on birth control anymore. It's now October 16th and I still haven't got my period, or any signs or symptoms of it coming. I took 2 pregnancy tests (a week apart from each other) and they were both negative. I'm not sure what's going on or if Lo Loestrin makes you skips period even after discontinued use but I'm a little concerned as to what's going on if i'm having neg...
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lo loestrine fe.. Took two blue pills by accident! what do i do?
Hi. so, i took two blue pills by accident today. Not really sure what i was thinking.I was distracted and took both saturday ans sunday. my question is what do i do? should i worry about overdosing? I only weigh 95 pounds. does that matter? should i not take a pill tomorrow? or continue like normal, taking a pill on sunday? ## Hello, Nat! How are you? You're not going to overdose on 2 pills, unless your doctor sees some reason to be concerned. But as an emergency contraceptive, women can actually take multiples, at once, to prevent pregnancy. As to what to do, unless your doctor instructs otherwise, it would probably be easiest to just continue taking one a day and just start your period a day early. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 3 hours ago in Birth Control / Contraceptive.
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Prepopik
Has anyone in the US used this yet for colonscopy and what did it cost? ## I've used this Prep and it was wonderful. It tasted like orange soda and was very small. I undergo routine colonoscopies and have now finally found my prep of choice because it taste great and is tiny. Suprep & Moviprep = YUK!!! ## Thanks, Johnny, was that in the US? and what did it cost? I really don't care if it is easy to use. I may need to convince my Gastro in some way. ## I used prepopik yesterday. It tastes like unsweetened lemonade with LOTS of artificial sweetener. Like lemon koolaid without sugar. Texture is good though, not thick or slimey. Mix with refridgerated cold water, not tap water and stir well. Drink with a straw. Brush your teeth and tongue after drinking to get rid of taste. You ...
Updated 3 hours ago in Prepopik.
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tri previfem 28
This is my second pack of triprevifem and I didnt skip my period last month. But right now im on my 2nd pack and week of placebos and I havent started. I was suposed to start monday and its tuesday. I might be pregnant but I hope not. Am I pregnant or is my period a little late? Is it normal to skip a period? ## Hello, Casi! How are you? I understand your concern and am happy to help! It is normal to sometimes skip your period, when taking oral contraceptives and is usually nothing to worry about, unless your doctor thinks otherwise. As long as you didn't miss any tablets, you aren't likely to be pregnant. But missed periods, irregular bleeding and spotting can all be side effects of hormonal contraceptives. Is there anything else I can help with?
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efexor/side effects/ humming
i have been taking buproprion, 200 mgs. twice a day, and efexor, 225 mgs. once a day for three years. i hum almost constantly, when i am alone, particularly when out walking. i have no other symptoms. i am being treated for depression. . i believe this is a side effect of the medicine. has anyone else had this symptom? ## Hello, Respirateur! How are you? I am sorry that you are having such a problem. But no, I've never heard of such a thing occurring from any medication. However, I am not sure if that might be included under what they consider involuntary actions, which I know can sometimes happen with some at high doses, since they aren't specific on what such actions are known to be. The fact that you only do it when alone also makes me suspect that it's most likely not th...
Updated 3 hours ago in Antidepressant.
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Klonopin brand name
I've been unable to find Klonopin (brand name) at any pharmacy. Although I've taken this medication for several years, this is the first time I've been unable to find it. I've been told the manufacturer (Roche) has it on backorder. Some say it's no longer available. I cannot take the generic as I get a serious migraine. Does anyone have any suggestions where I might get a Rx filled? ## Hello, Bonita! How are you? Yes, there seems to a shortage due to a recent sale of the manufacturer, but I can't find anything for sure on when it will be resolved. If you can't take the generic, then the best thing to do may be to speak with your doctor and try an alternative in the meantime, such as Xanax. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and could caus...
Updated 3 hours ago in Klonopin.
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Wisconsin/Minnesota/Illinois Doctor who prescribes Adderall for narcolepsy
I have had adult onset narcolepsy/EDS (excessive daytime sleepiness) for 2 years and have tried almost all anti-depressants to try to alleviate the problem. I recently completed a sleep study and they found no sleeping disorders, so everything points to narcolepsy. My psychiatrist has been extremely unhelpful so it's time to find a new doctor. I live in northern Wisconsin but am willing to travel anywhere in the midwest to get real help. Please help if you can, need an effective neurologist or psychiatrist. ## Hello, Charley! How are you? I am very sorry about the problem that you're having. If you need such a medication, then you'll need to see a doctor that is near you and you'll have to use a pharmacy that is also nearby. Since Adderall is a controlled substance that ...
Updated 4 hours ago in Adderall.
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