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 names such as Percocet and OxyContin among many others, is an opioid medication which is used for the relief of moderate to severe pain.[9] It is usually taken by mouth, and is available as a single-ingredient medication in immediate release and controlled release formulations. In the United Kingdom, it is available in 10mg/mL and 50mg/mL formulation for intramuscular or intravenous administration.[10] Combination products are also a...

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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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green pill

i need help understanding what this pill is i was told it was an oxycoton it is a capsule light green with no markings could someone tell me what t is please i have been looking for hours. ## i have to agree, That is not an oxycontin Under any circumstances you must find out what it is b4 you do antyhing with it good luck ## Kristan is correct. Prescription drugs in the U.S. must ALL have imprints on them to enable them to be identified according to manufacturer, drug, and the dosage. If you have a pill with no markings it would have to be an over the counter medication. ## watson 509 lorcets are light green t ## I got the same pill. Lime green capsule with white powder inside, said to be 15 mg oxycodone. Did you ever figure out what your pill was? Is this a new brand of oxy? Please hel...

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I Just Need Someone To Help Me Find A Doctor In Ky That Will Write The Oxy 30s And Xanax Something For Breakthrough Pain Whatever Else Do

Just want to find a doctor in Ky. that will write something prefferably the oxycodon30 for pain and 15's for breakthru, plus I've been taking xannex for around 5 years to try and help with the pain and anxiety which they do to a certain point. But I say the oxy's because I went to a pain clinic in Ga. 3 months ago and they wrote them for me and I thought I was in heaven as far as the pain was concerned but due to the pain I can't make those trips.!!! Someone PLEASE HELP!!!! ## I have been having anxiety attacks and the thing that helped was xanax ## @Micheal, I may not have a doctor I can refer you to, but I can provide you with a couple links that may be of service to you in so far as locating pain management doctors within your general area. All you have to do is input...

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Help With Finding A Pain Doctor That Takes New Patients And Prescribes Meds In The Bellevue Wa Area. Also Will Drive If Necessary

I need help finding a pain doctor in the bellevue wa state area and will drive further if have to. need doctor thats taking new patients and prescribes pain meds. In chronic pain since 2002 and will try all leeds ## Are you able to get into Seattle, at all? I can probably find you more listings there, if you can post back and let me know. Personally, I've found the options in the Bellevue area to be very limited and you generally get much better options if you go into Seattle proper, especially in the U District. ## I am looking for same and can get to seattle ## I have occasional severe back pain and I went to Dr. Escobar in Marysville. I had to tell her firmly that NO I do not need anymore pain killers! I think she over prescribes, but at the same time I've had lower back pain...

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Oxicotton

This is a prescription pain drug. ## The correct spelling is OxyContin. ## My cousin was prescribed this drug for a minor back problem and got addicted. He tried to stop tons of times. He died last summer of mixing the drug they gave him to help him quit with this drug. I warn anyone out there, please do not take this drug no matter how much pain you are in! ## Actually, when used properly under a doctor's supervision this is a very good drug to handle chronic pain conditions. It helps many people who have exhausted other treatment options. I am very sorry to hear about your cousins death, a true tragedy and one of many that have happened due to misuse of this drug. Oxycontin should NEVER be prescribed for someone who only needs short term pain relief for a minor problem. It should ...

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OxyContin 40mg controlled rel tabs substitute

My insurance no longer covers Oxycotin 40mg ER. I was taking it 2 x a day and also taking Oxycodone 30mg 3 x a day due to my injury. I will like to know what will be a good substitute for Oxycotin 40mg ER. Thanks a lot. ## Hello, Matraquita! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem you've run into. There are several other options available, including MS Contin and Opana ER, both are time released and are available as generics. 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. However, only your doctor can decide what would be right for you to try. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Sorry to be so negative but anytime release...

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Substitute For oxycontin 40mg daily

I am facing major surgery in four weeks time and I am fearful that the same will happen as in a similar operation last year. Cold turkey during recovery and no one would listen. I want to die. If they give me more morphine. Would that work. ## Yes, it could work, but only if they give you an equivalent dosage. Oxycodone is stronger than Morphine, so you would require a higher amount of the Morphine to equal what you currently take. Thus, if you are on 40mgs of Oxycodone, to prevent withdrawals and handle your pain accordingly, you'd need 60mgs of the Morphine. Is there anything else I can help with? ## It helps a lot as I dreaded that the same experience might again. I will ask for a plan that must include the correct dosage of morphine e.g. 60mg. Are you speaking from personal expe...

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Can I cut an oxycontin op?

Can anyone help me understand these OPs? The whole pill is plastic, right? I mean, unlike MS Contins where the coating is time released. So my question is-If the whole thing is a solid time release pill, why can’t I cut it in half? I am not trying to abuse it. My doctor made me switch from 5mg instant relase oxycodone to 10 mg oxycontin and it’s way too strong. It makes me feel sick and way too medicated to drive. I am taking these so I can have a life, not another car accident. So I would like to reduce the dose but it says not to cut them & I am not sure that is applicable to the plastic pills. ## According to medical literature, "extended/time-release" pills are not intended to be cut in half because it can release the full contents of the pill all at once (ri...

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Is there a generic for Brand Name OXYCONTIN EXTENDED RELEASE?

The cost is way too high. I though generic oxycontin was coming back. Does anyone have an update? ## Hi, Marty! No, there isn't a generic and under the current regulations there won't be one any time soon. Since it is such a highly abused medication that has an extremely high rate of addiction, theft and diversion, the generics were removed from the market to help keep better control of the supply. If there is only one manufacturer, then it is much easier to know exactly how much has been manufactured, where it's being stored, where it's being shipped and etc. If you need a cheaper medication for pain control that is still time released, you may want to ask your doctor about trying MS Contin, it is a time released formulation of Morphine and there are generics of it avai...

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Doctors Willing To Prescribe Heavy Pain Medication In Massachussetts

I am in need of a new doctor in my area that is not going to blow me off when I am a new patient with a history of taking M S Contin, Oxycontin and Oxycodone. If anyone knows a decent doctor in my area I would appreciate the refferall it is hard to just call around for one when I say that I have been on meds they say they don't do that. Are you allowed to go out of state? to the next state over I am so sick of the reaction the second you mention a history of narcotics. I have recently lost feeling partially in my arms and legs from a car accident. What happened to good old doctor's ## Hello, Unfortunately, no one can really know ahead of time what a doctor is or is not willing to prescribe, as that is based on the doctor's discretion and not on someone else's previous ap...

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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.
  • 20 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Oxycodone or a similar ingredient: (26 results)

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Oxycontin damaged my teeth
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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... 116 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
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