OxyContin

Active Ingredient(s): Oxycodone
FDA Approved: * December 12, 1995
Pharm Company: * PURDUE PHARMA LP
Category: Pain Relief

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



OxyContin Overview

Oxycodone, sold under brand name OxyContin among others, is an opioid medication used for treatment of moderate to severe pain.[10] It is usually taken by mouth, and is available in immediate release and controlled release formulations.[10] Onset of pain relief typically begins within 15 minutes and lasts for up to six hours with the immediate release formulation.[10] In the United Kingdom, it is available by injection.[11] Combi...

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Massachusetts Attorney General targets OxyContin maker Purdue, says they engineered opioid crisis

The Massachusetts attorney general is targeting Purdue Pharma and eight members of the Sackler family who own the company, alleging in a lawsuit they are "personally responsible" for deceptively selling OxyContin. The attorney general, Maura Healey, sat down with CBS This Morning. She alleges the Sackler family hired "hundreds of workers to carry out their wishes" – pushing doctors to get "more patients on opioids, at higher doses, for longer, than ever before" all while paying "themselves billions of dollars." In her lawsuit, Healey names eight members of the family that own Purdue Pharma, alleging they "micromanaged" a "deceptive sales campaign." In the conclusion to the complaint, Healey said the Sackler family used the power at t...

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Is There A Representative For All Chronic Pain Patients

Is there a rep. for the ppl. who were controlled on 3 OxyContin OC a day, who now suffer and have proved the new OPs DON'T WORK? NO MATTER WHAT PURDUE OR FDA SAY? We need a rep. for us chronic pain patients, who were controlled and NOW SUFFER & CAN'T DO MORE THAN LAY IN BED CRYING. ## Unfortnately, other than reporting your complaints to the FDA, there isn't much else you can do. I'm sorry you are having such a frustrating experience with it. Have you tried to talk to your doctor about using any alternative medications, such as Fentanyl, or the time released Morphine? ## I've been on fentanyl for 15 yrs until they changed patch, it didn't help that's why my dr.put me on OxyContin and that lasted 5 mo. Till they changed to OP, then they stopped working.So ...

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switching from oxycontin to oxycodone

I have been taking 10 mg of oxycontin at night, but I hate extended release medication so I am switching to 10 mg Oxycodone. I am concerned I will have withdrawals. If there’s only 10 mg of the medication in both formulas, the only difference should be that the instant release wear off faster, right? ## Yes, exactly, the Oxycontin is just a time released formulation of Oxycodone, so there shouldn't be a huge difference from switching. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth Are you on any other medications? ## Lol yeah, but I have been going to pain management since 2017 so I have a doctor dealing with all that. Thanks for your prompt reply. ## You a...

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pill ox

What is the different OXYCOTIN 80 MG O/C & OXA FORTE 50 MG. ## IS THE SAME EFECT BETWEN OXYCONTIN O/C 80 MG AND OXA FORTE 50 MG.? ## Oxycontin contains the opiate Oxycodone in a time released formulation, while Oxa Forte contains Codeine, and Diclofenac, so the latter couples an opiate with a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory. Both carry the risk of being habit forming, but the Codeine is much milder than the Oxycodone. They may also cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, and constipation. Thus, while they are both opiates used to alleviate pain, they are not equivalent, because the Oxycontin is much stronger Is there anything else I can help with?

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Diconal supply ending?

I was put on Diconal in 1993 after having struggled with real pain and non effective medicaments post RTA/'86, where I lost right leg below knee, with both wrists broken etc etc. Stress am not talking about phantom pains. Presently STILL. have open on end weeping 7.5" below knee stump. Because of ill fitting prostheses my right hip is knackered.. Hip op not feasible since developed venous ankle ulcers on remaining foot. Also have damaged sciatica both sides intermittently flaring. To this add neutofibrotoma, mostly quiet but currently one is enlivened in right shoulder area which lately hurts so much at times though has left my right thumb & index useless! Diconal use has reduced over years to 56 per week. Last week local Boots pharmacist said their warehouses were now empty...

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Oxycontin op not working

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 ...

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doctors willing to prescribe pain meds

I am having a hard time finding a dr in staten island NY. Even after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 3years ago& being prescribed oxycontin for almost 2 years my dr has moved his practice& no other doctors are willing to help me the same way my last doc was now with him not around& me off the meds I was on for so long my pain from MS has progressed I do have all mri's& documents that state I do have MS. Can I be helped?? ## Sorry I meant to say I was subscribed oxycodone and am looking for a new doctor to subscribe the same 30mg roxicodone I was on since my dr has moved away from new York,si because my ms has been progressing and those meds are the only pain meds I can take I will travel to the city or any of the 5 burrows to find another doctor willing to su...

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Oxycontin damaged my teeth

Has anyone else known oxycontin to rot the teeth? I used to be on vicodin until my doctor told me I needed to switch to a morphine based meds. She put me on ms contin but I had problems with it so she put me on 80mg oxycontin. Eventually my body built up a tolerance so she kept raising it, i have am now on from 4-6 per day of the 80mg tabs. It scares me that this is what rotted my teeth because only 5 yrs ago i had only 2 cavities that needed filling and then only 1 yr after going on the oxycontin i had to have all my top front teeth pulled as they where rotting from the inside out the dentist said my mouth looked like a heroin addict's mouth looks. He said it was shocking to him that normally he only saw such damage from someone who abused drugs with so much dental damage, but i ha...

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Why did they change Oxycontin?

I have been taking oxycontin for years for chronic back pain. Now I can't get any relief from pain because of the change. Is there any thing else I can take to stop the pain? I can't stand the pain and the new ones give me a headache. Like I need more pain. Come on and get real. Don't punish the people that need it. ## I have had neck SX and also have several issues w/ back and SX is not an option. I want to know why the receipe for the OxyContin was changed. It doesn't work anymore since the change--what else (OTHER meds and WHY the change. If it ain't broke-don't fix it. Is the/formula same for generic? Seems like the 40 OC took 20-30-minutes to kick in--now it's over an hour and doesn't last very long but I have been on then for a few years. Anyody got...

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Need doctor who will prescribe methodone for chronic severe pain.

I have a rare kind of polyneuropathy that affects my long nerves. I have had severe chronic pain for over 8 years. My pain doctor in Florida switched me from oxycontin to methadone because the oxycodone made it difficult to sleep. I recently moved to Mass. and so far the two doctors I've been to eliminated my breakthrough meds (oxycodone 30 mg. 4 times a day) and decreased my methadone from 140 mg a day (taken evenly in 10 mg a day) to 70 mg a day (10 mg. tabs throughout the day) and I am back to excruciating pain. I cannot work, eat a healthy diet, sleep, take care of my family, etc. Why don't any of these doctors realize that although there are risks related to taking opiates, that QUALITY of life is what is important to me? Do you know of any doctors in Mass. (Lowell area) th...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Oxycodone
  • Capsule: 5mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 13.5mg, 18mg, 27mg, 36mg, 9mg
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 20mg/ml, 5mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 15mg, 30mg, 5mg, 7.5mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 10mg, 15mg, 160mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg, 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for OxyContin: (40 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 10544-591 12 Hr Oxycontin 10 mg Extended Release Tablet by Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
  • 16590-616 12 Hr Oxycontin 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 16590-617 12 Hr Oxycontin 80 mg Extended Release Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 16590-653 12 Hr Oxycontin 30 mg Extended Release Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 21695-941 12 Hr Oxycontin 80 mg Extended Release Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-951 12 Hr Oxycontin 60 mg Extended Release Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 35356-090 12 Hr Oxycontin 10 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 35356-091 12 Hr Oxycontin 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 35356-444 12 Hr Oxycontin 60 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 35356-785 12 Hr Oxycontin 10 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 35356-786 12 Hr Oxycontin 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 35356-787 12 Hr Oxycontin 60 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 35356-788 12 Hr Oxycontin 40 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 35356-789 12 Hr Oxycontin 80 mg Extended Release Tablet by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 42254-159 12 Hr Oxycontin 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 42549-645 12 Hr Oxycontin 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 43063-244 12 Hr Oxycontin 80 mg Extended Release Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-245 12 Hr Oxycontin 40 mg Extended Release Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-246 12 Hr Oxycontin 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 43063-354 12 Hr Oxycontin 10 mg Extended Release Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Oxycodone or a similar ingredient: (26 results)

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