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How Long Does The Oxycontin 80mg op to work
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how long does it take a oxycontin 80mg op to start working after you swallow it ## About 15 to 20 minutes, though it can vary some depending on your own body, as well as if you've recently eaten. Learn more Oxycodone details here. It is a time released formulation, so it won't have as much of an immediate effect as the regular or instant release, though. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have a Rx for OxyContin which is a month old. Can I still have it filled? ## Prescriptions are usually able to be filled for up to one year from the date it was issued. ## After an hour it's fully kicked in for me. ## I take those but I find chewing them makes them come on faster. Also it works better for me. ...
Updated 1 year ago in OxyContin.
Mon, Jan 27 '14, 6:15 PM
how long does it take to work oxycontin 80 mg / roxidone 30
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If I take an OxyContin 80 mg at 10 PM Monday night, and on Tuesday morning I take one 80 mg + one 30 mg Oxycodone at 7 AM would it be working in my body by 8:30 that morning? Thanks Lonnie ## Yes, based on your dosage schedule I'd say it would definitely be working in your body by then, regardless of whether you take immediate release or a delayed release formulation. For instance, conventional oxycodone has a peak plasma concentration in your blood stream of about 1 hour after taking it, whereas the time-released version would reach its peak after about 3 hours. Half life can be up to about 4 hours, and traces of it remain in your body for up to 72 hours (but by that time you would probably have taken your next dose if you are on a regular pain management schedule). Hope this helps! ...
Updated 4 months ago in OxyContin.
Tue, Nov 11 '14, 3:21 PM
the new Oxycontin that does NOT work
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I FINALLY got THE OLD OxyContin that worked great. I want to say I have NEVER abused ANYTHING in my life. I have been on the NEW OxyContin for he past 3 month's. Now they do not work the way they use to, I Have several chronic medical problem's that were finally under control, NOW, I feel like I am back where I started from, not only do they cost me $1,084.00 a MONTH for something that NO LONGER work's. I have been on the internet for 2 month's and even a police officer is complaining. Would you like to tell me how me and so many other's that are having the same problem's can get the old pill's back. Why don's they make drinking illigal that kills people EVERY SINGLE DAY? INSTEAD OF TAKING A PILL AWAY THAT WORK'S THAT WORK FOR PEOPLE, all due to the j... ...
Updated 6 months ago in OxyContin.
Mon, Sep 08 '14, 2:39 PM
How To Get The Old Oxycontin
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I'm a 44yr old single guy that has very many chronic neck,back and leg problems was prescribe oxycontin 20 back in 1993. I never abused my medicines bcuz I wish I didn't have to be on them, but my opinion is the old fornula lasted and worked 1000 times better ! I even can tell the difference with my insides( my gutt, my poop and swollowing th new medicine. Purdue Company please come back with the old formula or I'm gonna have to switch companies (different medicine) and really don't beleive that there is a different medicine bcuz oxycontin iis a decent medicine that contolrs my pain. Very upset that a medicine that helps has some of kind plastic in, that only adds more problems with the body which nobody deserves that issue. ## I am very sorry that you are suffering. The... ...
Updated 6 months ago in OxyContin.
Tue, Aug 26 '14, 12:30 AM
how long does it take oyxcontin 10 mg to start working?
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I was just given this med Oxycontin10mg twice a day by my dr for pain but I don't know how long until it starts working. I have Vicodin but I don't really know how much of it I should take to help with the pain. I have only taken one dose of the oxy ## Oxycontin is a time released formulation of Oxycodone and it will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes, after you take it, to start working. Then it is slowly released for approximately 12 hours. As to the Vicodin, you shouldn't take more of that than what your doctor, or pharmacist has instructed. It is generally one, every 4 to 6 hours, as needed. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My experience is that after 1 hour, the beginning effects are noticed. ## Yeah you won't get immediately relief and in my opinion much... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Oxycodone.
Thu, Jan 10 '13, 6:19 PM
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Does anyone have the problem of after about 10 years oxy dont really work anymore? My Son has been on 40's for that long after a severe car accident he broke his back and neck, but they just don't really take the pain away anymore, please help if possibile, is there something else that would work better he just is in pain all day everyday and I hate to see him like this. Thank you very much. ## Tell your son that he should try fentaly patches (not sure of spelling. Sounds like this(Fen tin all). My mother was on them for a long time almost 7 years. They are highly additive so tell him to be carefull ## They also make the oxtcontin in 60 80 120 and 160mg pills to maybe that will work for him. Good luck being in pain sucks i know. ## Oxycontin is no longer available in the 160mg t... ...
Updated 2 months ago in OxyContin.
Fri, Jan 23 '15, 5:48 PM
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has been on oxycontin for years...has terminal illness and suffers everyday...only relief i had was from oxycontin and now that they changed the formula my stomach constantly kills me ...i want to just yell...u morons....u aren't protecting anyone you are hurting the ones that need help...junkies will be junkies....thanks for making me have to take roxicodone 4 times a day....@@@holes ## I am very sorry to read of the problems you are having, however, this site does not manufacture any medication, we are solely and information website. There have been many complaints about the new formulation of Oxycontin not working as well and causing odd side effects. The only thing I can suggest to you is that you contact both the manufacturer Purdue and the FDA to report the issue: Purdue Pharm... ...
Updated 2 years ago in OxyContin.
Tue, Aug 21 '12, 4:34 PM
my new script doesn't work as well as the original oxycontin
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Is there a brown colored pill for the 60mg oxycontin OP... my new Prescription is brown with the number 60 on one side and And the letters op are both capitalized on the reverse side? If anyone can help please comment!!! ## Hi, Paul! Sorry that it's not working well for you. There have actually been many posts similar to yours, since the formulation of the Oxycodone was changed. Many people have said that it doesn't work well for them anymore, plus it seems to be causing some odd, unexpected side effects. The original formulation is no longer available, you can only get Oxycontin in this new formulation that's been specially formulated to help prevent abuse. Learn more Oxycontin details here. What I'd suggest is speaking to your doctor to see if there is an alternative m... ...
Updated 2 months ago in OxyContin.
Sun, Dec 28 '14, 9:47 PM
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need oxy's for pain/arthritic back/taking too many other meds and ruining stomach. ## Ana, My husband has been taking multi meds for over a year now due to a liver transplant. The Doctors have prescibed prevacid which has been working wonderful. I hope this helps you good luck & feel better. Caroline ## The 'M' posted on one side of the ER or CR Morphine pill may possibly stand for MS CONTIN, -which is the brand name for CR or ER Morphine Sulfate (or MSo4) .. Hope this might help! ...
Updated 8 months ago in OxyContin.
Fri, Jun 27 '14, 7:26 AM
the changed oxycontin
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since they have changed the oxycontin, it DOES NOT WORK. ## There have been many complaints about it not working, as well as it causing unusual side effects. I am very sorry to read that you also had problems with this new formulation. The only thing I can really suggest, other than taking to your doctor about using an alternative medication, is reporting the problem to both Purdue and the FDA at the following numbers: Purdue Pharma number for drug safety/medication issues: 888.726.7535 FDA MedWatch number: 800-332-1088 Are there any questions or comments? ## if attorney's can bring suite against companies for damage done from types of drug's, why cant they bring suite for changing a drug that DID work until they changed it and made it cause alot of side effects and there is not... ...
Updated 2 years ago in OxyContin.
Sat, Nov 10 '12, 3:06 AM
oxycontin op
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80 mg op received this month. What the heck is purdue doing to me my stomach hurts, my pain is almost all they way back. I'm in agony. Why don't they take whiskey off the shelves and make them put plastic in it. It takes 3 hours for it to work if it does? I've had a headache also. They lost my almost $1500 a month and need something for pain.anyone have any ideas??? ## My husband and I both have had to take oxycontin for years, for me its the only way i can function or get out of bed. I have a bone disease and they stiff up completely so without my pain meds i cant walk, let alone take care of my daughter. My husband is a veteran and swears by it too. BUT this new op formulation is NOT helping. I dont care if the gov says it does, it doesnt and if you have true honest pain y... ...
Updated 6 months ago in OxyContin.
Mon, Sep 22 '14, 4:42 AM
30 mg OxyContin not working.
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I'm having break thru pain which is seriously painful. What could My pain Dr do? ## Hello, SolidMike! How are you? Since this is a time released medication, your doctor could prescribe an instant or regular release one, in addition to it, to help with breakthrough pain. There are quite a few choices that can be prescribed. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Have you spoken to them about the problem? ## I I really feel for everyone here that is really hurting and not just seeking a high. my Dr has me on 2 -15Mg Ms Contin per day with 2- percocet 10's. well long story short they aren't helping at all.what is the next step? can't sleep. const... ...
Updated 6 months ago in OxyContin.
Thu, Sep 04 '14, 2:56 AM
new oxycontin
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I took my first Oxy 60 OP. It did not work well...reminded me of the generic ones a few years ago. Will Purdue ever go back to the Oc formula? ## They are not intending to, at the moment, however, many people have been reporting problems with this new formulation not working as well or causing odd side effects. I suggest you contact Purdue and the FDA to report the problem: Purdue Pharma number for drug safety/medication issues: 888.726.7535 FDA MedWatch number: 800-332-1088 Do you have any other questions? ## the new oxycontin dosnt work dosnt release the med if u dont believe put 1 in a glass eee how long it takes to disolve. then take a plastic botttle se how long it takes to disolvein water same difference it the bottle wont disolve in water neither will the new pills, check out wha... ...
Updated 3 years ago in OxyContin.
Sun, Aug 28 '11, 4:46 PM
does opana feel like oxycontin
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I am in pain management and I currently take oxy 30mg 3x's a day... my doctor is willing to switch me to something else if I want, since the oxys do not provide enough relief. when I asked her what kind of dose I would start at the only thing she would match mg for mg would be morphine..opana she will only start me at 20mg 2 per day. does anyone know if this would be equal to the oxy I take now?? I have read all about how opana is supposed to be about twice as strong as oxy but still I was afraid to switch.. also, does opana " feel " the same as oxy??? thanks to all for reading and replying, HOUSE ## Hello, House! How are you? Morphine is actually weaker than Oxycodone, so matching mg for mg likely won't work. If you were taking 30mgs of Oxycontin, you'd need 45mgs o... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Opana.
Mon, Oct 20 '14, 4:28 PM
Will oxycontin ever work again?
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I was on the original oxycontin for 6 months, under pain control, then the formula was changed.Back to daily unbearable pain.My pain dr.tried so many MEDS that didn't work.when will I get a chance of getting close to the old oxycontin? HELP. ?MY DR SAID HE'S HAD OTHER COMPLAINTS BESIDES MINE. ## I'm sorry, but I don't have an answer for you. At this time, Purdue has not plans to change it back to the old formulation. There are also many complaints about the new formulation of Oxycontin on our site, they range from it not working as well for pain, to its causing odd side effects. Have you tried the regular release Oxycodone, that is available as a generic and the name brand Roxicodone? ...
Updated 3 years ago in OxyContin.
Thu, Dec 29 '11, 12:58 PM
60 mg. OxyContin
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I have been on OxyContin 60 mg. 3 time'sa day for about 6 or 7 year's. It woked GREAT. I have gotten 3 refill's of the NEW OxyContin they are not the same, they do not work as the old ones did, they do not last as long, it takes longer to take ANY kind of effect, I have went to the doctor, he does not want to change any thing, I called Purdu to find out how to get the old one's back, some one said if op is on the pill instead of oc it would be equal to the old one's. I dont know ! all I know is I went from being able to thing's to sitting in a chair or laying in a bed, I can not even get out of the tub now with out help, I have 6 grandchildren that I use to be able to play with (not for a long time, but now FORGET IT.) I do not know what to do, where to go I am s... ...
Updated 3 years ago in OxyContin.
Tue, Jul 26 '11, 9:03 AM
oxycontin oc 80
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is there a way to take out the filler ## No, the new Oxycontin OP has been specifically designed to prevent people from doing just that. They are trying to curtail abuse of the medication. It is, however, still supposed to work the same and can cause the same side effects: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and constipation. Do you have any other questions? ## the new reformulated drug oxycontin op does not have the same effects and pain relief that the oxycontin oc brand has.what should i do?I am on oxycontin 80 oc mg. ## Its not reformulated . And its the same molecular structure as the o.c. you were probably abusing the o.c. which made them into instant release. ## Verwon, the questioner specified OC, NOT OP. The answer is that if you want a SOLUTION which will be instantly available to t... ...
Updated 11 months ago in OxyContin.
Sat, Apr 19 '14, 10:06 PM
Oxycontin Info
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Hello I'm Ken i live in Virginia and been disabled for along time now been on every pain med available seems like but i use to be on oxycontin er the 12hr pill my question is do they still make and or prescribe the real OC in any milligrams here in the states or do they only have and prescribe the new version which is OP cause the oc formula worked good for pain it lasted for me an 80mg lasted about 6to8hours versus the new OP formula which did not help my pain at all it just seem not to work so i had my doctor switch me to another extended release med cause why take something for chronic pain when it never did help i guess it helped me not to get sick so it was useless to me but all ppl differ when it comes to meds or just about anything that life throws at you thanks Ken ## Hello,... ...
Updated 5 months ago in OxyContin.
Mon, Sep 29 '14, 12:21 PM
oxycontin 80 OP
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this is in reply to all who are complaining to the new oxycontin 80 OP. I have been takeing them for 2 years now. My last scrip is still the OC. I pray they are pulled before we get them here. There are other meds we all can go to such as the fent. Patch which comes in a lolly pop too. I bet they will be pulled & back to the old ones before the year is out ## Pharmacies are allowed to continue to dispense the original product, until their stocks runs out, then all will only be able to get the new Oxycontin OP. There have, however, been many complaints that they do not work as well and cause odd side effects, even though they are supposed to work the same and have the same side effects. Anyone that has problems should report them to both the FDA and Purdue at the following numbers: P... ...
Updated 4 years ago in OxyContin.
Sat, Jan 01 '11, 2:59 PM
Oxycontin Oc Op
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oc-vs-op 80mg I have leukopenia-lupus-a cage in my back and rod's and pins the op don't work and they upset my stomach and give me heartburn and I feel nausea please bring back the oc they really help me ## This website does not manufacture any medication, it is an information only website. The manufactured of Oxycontin is Purdue Pharmaceuticals and you can contact them with your complaint at 203-588-8000 Learn more Oxycontin details here. I am very sorry that you are suffering. Have you talked to your doctor about using an alternative medication? ...
Updated 2 years ago in OxyContin.
Sun, Jul 22 '12, 11:04 AM

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