Another Name For Oxycontin?

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Amy Says:
 
Long story short, my new insurance will not cover 1/3 of my 30 mg oxycontin. I notice on my breakthrough meds, Oxycodone 20 mg, the bottle says, "Generic for Roxicodone." Is there another name for Oxycodone that my insurance will cover? Btw, my ins. will cover 4 a day 60 mg and the same for 80 mg! I am only asking for 3 a day of the 30 mg! What is funny is playing with insurance coverage online, I put in 100 pills a day for oxycodone, and my insurance will approve! Really? I realize that would never happen, but I am just saying, they have got their heads up their.....

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Verwon Says:
 
No, there is no other name for Oxycontin, the active ingredient is Oxycodone in a time released formulation, but it isn't available as a generic anymore.

I wonder how their coverage checker is reading them, though?

If it's considering them as regular release formulations, then the 4 a day would be normal, since those are taken every 6 hours and 2 a day is normal for the time released Oxycontin, since it's meant to be taken every 12 hours.

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