How Long Does The Oxycontin Take To Work

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how long does the oxycontin take to work
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I've been taking op 30s for just a couple days but I'm not sure how long they take to start working can someone plz tell me ## Hello, Alize! How are you? It should have some effect shortly after taking it, though it may take a month to reach its full efficacy level in your body, but it is an analgesic. Has it been helping your pain, at all? You may need a dosage adjustment, if it's not helping. The FDA classifies this medication as 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. ...
Updated 1 year ago in OxyContin.
Fri, Apr 24 '15, 3:14 PM
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. ## I'm asking this for a friend of mine who takes 30s 3 times a day.... ...
Updated 4 months ago in OxyContin.
Mon, Sep 05 '16, 8:37 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 2 years ago in OxyContin.
Tue, Nov 11 '14, 3:21 PM
oxycontin doesn t work
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Hi, I've been on 30mg of oxycodone a day_-20 mg on waking and 2 sep. doses 5 mg through day. I have a severe neuropathic/nerve pain and an upregulated central nervous system which includes akathisia. The oxycodone had been a life saver. It also stopped the terrible depression and terror I had been feeling since a bad medication reaction brought on this whole syndrome. One more 5 mg a day would have been really needed, but at least I had started to feel I could survive and life was starting to improve. I was really staring to enjoy living again much of the time. Long story, govt. steps in, no more oxycodone. Saw lovely pain specialist, and he's put me on oxycontin 30 mg morning, 15 mg night. This was 6 days ago. Each time I've taken oxycontin, instead of the unagitating, untw... ...
Updated 1 month ago in OxyContin.
Wed, Nov 23 '16, 7:30 AM
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 1 month ago in OxyContin.
Sun, Nov 20 '16, 5:28 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 2 years ago in OxyContin.
Tue, Aug 26 '14, 12:30 AM
how long after suboxone can i take oxycontin
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Been on suboxane for over 4 yrs to get off 30mgs of oxcodone! Subs have helped but I want off them but scared of the withdrawals! Need surgery and said I have to stop the subs to get surgery! Is there a easy way beside tapering slowly? ## No ## I broke my hand and was prescribed a strong opiate pain reliever. I have been on zubsolv for two years and recently tapered down from 12 mg to 6 mg. how long until the pain meds will work on my hand. I don't want to take risk of making myself sick or dependent but I'm in a lot of pain ## I just started Naltrexone 50 mg and I am very excited to start my new life of financial freedom. I took my last dose of oxy 15mg this am. How soon is it to start the naltrexone? Can I start with a small dose? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Suboxone.
Wed, Sep 23 '15, 8:25 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 1 year ago in Oxycodone.
Fri, Dec 11 '15, 4:42 PM
How long will an oxycontin 15 mg time release work?
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I'm about to take an oxycontin 15 mg extended release pill for lower back pain and buldging disks. I wanted to know how long the one 15 mg will last so I don't take too much. Help? ## Hello, Christine! How are you? Oxycontin tablet are intended to be taken every 12 hours, unless your doctor instructs otherwise. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 2 months ago in OxyContin.
Mon, Oct 31 '16, 2:21 PM
How long (in minutes/hours) does it take for Hyzaar to work
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The first question is the subject line. The second question is my directions state take one every day yet my BP is high several hours before my next dose. I guess taking it twice a day at a lower dosage might be in order. Of course I will run that by my Dr. The question is what potential damage am I incurring during those hours before the next daily dose ? The third question is, does oxycontin/oxycodone have contraindications taken a few hours before or after the Hyzaar ? ## Hello, Capri! How are you? No, you need to take it consistently every day, don't adjust your dosage or take an additional dosage, unless your doctor instructs you to do so. It is normal to have blood pressure fluctuations throughout the day and pre-med when it's time for the next dose. However, it takes abou... ...
Updated 7 days ago in Losartan.
Tue, Jan 10 '17, 1:50 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 1 month ago in OxyContin.
Tue, Nov 29 '16, 9:51 AM
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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 1 year ago in OxyContin.
Fri, Jan 08 '16, 6:58 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 7 months ago in OxyContin.
Wed, May 18 '16, 9:17 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! ## I'm on oxycontin 3 times a day with Percocet for breakthrough pain. I'm in the San Diego area and want a more lenient dr since I DON'T abuse and have been on for 10 plus years. I need a dr eho will rx fentanyl lollipops and injection demeral. Please help in so much pain with mult... ...
Updated 3 months ago in OxyContin.
Mon, Oct 10 '16, 12:04 PM
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 4 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 ... ...
Updated 5 years ago in OxyContin.
Mon, Aug 01 '11, 12:44 PM
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 2 years 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 5 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 2 years 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 5 years ago in OxyContin.
Thu, Dec 29 '11, 12:58 PM

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