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 the brand names Roxicodone and OxyContin (which is the extended release form) among others, is an opioid medication used for treatment of moderate to severe pain. It is highly addictive[12] and is commonly used recreationally by people who have an opioid use disorder.[13][14] It is usually taken by mouth, and is available in immediate-release and controlled-release formulations.[13] Onset of pain relief typi...

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oxycontin formulary new insurance

oxcodone IR 30mg to replace oxycontin CR 40mg no insurance on oxycontin ## Hello, Freefall! How are you? Your doctor should be able to prescribe the regular release Oxycodone for you, in lieu of the Oxycontin. However, you should be aware that there is no immediate release in these higher dosages, it is only available as a capsule in 5mgs. The FDA lists this medication as being 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 discussed the issue with your doctor? If the 40mg twice a day has been controlling your pain, they'll likely want to try to keep you as close to that dosage as possibly. ## The new oxycontin may not work for you, but I have been put on xtampz...

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Insurance company refusing to pay for oxycontin

insurance company now won't pay for chronic pain meds. (oxycontin) noting all kinds of reasons which I answered. It started with pre authorization, then reduced dosage, (have had same dosage for four years). I have never misused or tried to get meds. early. I know this is an abused medication but I have to go to work every day and this allows me to do so. They say I have a right to appeal and have looked for legal help but nobody will take case. Any help would be appreciated. I can't afford $900.00 per month. ## Hello, Josh! How are you? I am sorry about the problems you're having, that's horrible. As to the legal help, when the insurance company says you have the right to appeal, that is an internal process that you handle with them, they will tell you what information ...

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xtampza 13.5 not working

Is it just me and the pain I'm in or does anyone else feel like the Xtampza just isn't cutting it ! I started on 9mg every 12 hours two months ago. I at one point even filled out a DEA report and returned the medication to my doctor's office ( after spending a lot of money on it) To only have to go without it because my insurance insists it's same as others and wouldn't let me fill another type. Anyway, was put back on it, in this type of pain, I'll try try try. Now I'm getting it twice a day 13.5 mg ( equivalent to a 15mg) ...It gives me a headache and spaces me out and I can honestly say does not last 12 hours as it claims to. You can literally ( physically) feel it wear off within 8 hours and is crappy ! It is not , does not control my pain... Maybe it...

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Xtampza what a joke

I also have been switched to Xtampza from OxyContin 2 weeks ago. Sorry, Xtampza no where near comes close to relieving my pain. I am now back in my bed or chair for most of the day, very depressed. My Doctors have noticed a complete difference in my look, affect, body, mood. Not just my pain Dr but my primary and my Therapist. I hope all of the polititions, DEA! CDC and happy. The only cure for my pain is 6 feet under ground.......good luck all ## What dose was prescribed for you? They both contain the same active ingredient, in a time released formulation, which is Oxycodone. 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. ## 36mg. It is said to be equal to my previo...

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Round Pink Pill 02 on one side and A on the other

Is it true that my prescription for oxycontin 20mg can be round pink with 02 on one side and A on the other, or did they give me the wrong medication? ## No, a round, pink tablet with an A on one side and 02 on the other is listed as being a 20mg Simvastatin tablet, it's used to help lower cholesterol. Learn more Simvastatin details here. I couldn't find any listings for any Oxycodone tablets with that marking and meeting that description. Have you double checked with the dispensing pharmacy? ## yes and no its not an oc its an op........ which they are for the most part the same thing except that an op has a additive that wont let the pill be abused. It will make the pill gel up if u try and abuse the pill... Hope that I helped out and answered your question ## Pink 02 20 round ...

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small round light yellow pill blank on one side and a triangle on the other

What is this pill? It came from the Dominican republic and I'm told its an OC 40mg ## It's not any Oxycontin/Oxycodone that I'm familiar with. Can you provide a better description of the triangle? Is it just an outline, or a full triangle? Learn more Oxycodone details here. ## Its an imprint. Its from the Dominican republic so I don't think you'd be familiar with it if you're only familiar with American pills. ## Yes its real oxycodone 40 milligrams ... it has a triangle on one side ## Hey Jason how do you know what that pill is. I was cleaning out an old bag and found a couple in there. They are small and off white with just a triangle imprint. Never seen one before. But I heard its Oxy 40mg. Is that possible ## Did you find out what it was? I just got one and a...

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doctors who will prescribe pain medication kansas

I too am a chronic pain sufferer, I was in a bad car accident several years ago, all my limbs were broken at once and they used my hip to rebuild one of my feet. I have a GP that has been helping me but now feels she has been letting me use too many narcotics and has abrubtly cut me off. I'm interested in controlling the pain not using the pills but it feels like nobody really cares. Is there any doctors in the Kansas City area who believe in pain management with narcotics. I believe that if you don't understand the pain of the indivdual it's hard to understand why we ask these questions. I don't want to shop for a docotor that's not what I do but what are we suppose to do if they won't help us. ## Hello, JJ! How are you doing? I am very sorry about the problem t...

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OxyContin for Methadone Withdrawal

I take 100mgs of methadone every day for the past 12 years. I ran out of methadone and can't go to my Dr for 2 days. Will OxyContin 20mg help with the methadone withdrawal? If anyone knows please let me know. ## Hello John. No it will not. I have been on methadone for over 30 years, been there done that. You say you have 2 more days to go to see your Dr. Well, as you know, methadone is a long acting medication. You would be fine the first day, especially taking 100mgs. Without it, you might not feel your best, but won't withdraw. But the second day you may start to get sick. You could try to take it for the second day. Everyone is different. It may take the edge off of feeling sick and your pain, but does your Dr do drug urinalysis? Because if he does and you take the oxycontin ...

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My OxyContin 20mg wears off before 12 hours

Has anyone else noticed that OxyContin 20mg wears off before 12 hours? I'm waiting for the extended relief pain meds to take effect and it doesn’t last for 12 hours. ## They’ve never lasted 12 hours since they were brought to market. That was how they flooded the streets. Doctors knew they didn’t last 12 hours so they would prescribe an extra here and there. Now I think they give people oxycodone for break through pain. ## They destroyed Oxycontin in 2009 with the rock hard polymer that was added to create the worthless OP version that works maybe 5 to 8 hours if you're lucky. Once the pill gets past the proton pumps in your stomach nothing will metabolize the pill any further... Prudue knew this, but no one cared how the pill worked just as long as drug addict...

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Can Teeth Rot Because Of Oxycontin Use

ive been on these for about 7 years and was just asking coz my teeth are slowly getting worse also on oxynorm amitriptoline seratail co-codamol and have just started on fentanyl patches please help ## Your teeth can be affected by many medications, especially narcotics. The problem is caused due to the fact that they tend to sap the minerals from your body, plus they cause dry mouth, which allows more bacteria to sit on your teeth. From the medications you are taking, all of the narcotics, the Oxycontin, Co-Codamol, Oxynorm and the Fentanyl can cause a loss of calcium, as well as dry mouth. And the Amitryptiline can also cause dry mouth as a side effect. Many people on long-term narcotic pain management end up with severe dental issues and a lot have lost all their teeth and required de...

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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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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 ... 771 replies
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 ... 250 replies
Oxycontin OP and OC what's the difference
I've been taking the oxycontin oc for years now. I want to know what exactly is in the new oxycontin op? PLEASE HELP... 210 replies
oxycontin 80 mg op are they the same
I recieved oycontin 80 mg but instead of oc on the side it has op? Any information would help. ## This is the new versio... 117 replies
oxycontin 80 mlg
I am wondering if there is a manufacturer of oxycontin other then purdue? I am taking oxycontin 80 mlgm, and purdue has ... 104 replies
oxycontin 40 on one side OP on the other side
yellow round pill, writing on one side 40, OP on the other side ## round pill 40 on one side and OP on other side and it... 103 replies
Oxycontin 80mg Green Tab
I came across some green pills that look like OC 80's but they are imprinted with APO on one side and OCD 80 on the ... 86 replies
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.... 65 replies
Oxycontin Profuse Sweating
I have been on oxycontin for about 11 years for pain management. I take 80 to 100 mg per day in 20-30 mg doses orally. I... 53 replies
oxycontin op 30 mg
I've been taking oxycontin 30mg with oc on them - this time i got oxycontin 30 with op on them and they seem to make... 43 replies




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