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 is a semisynthetic opioid synthesized from thebaine, an opioid alkaloid found in the Persian poppy, and one of the many alkaloids found in the opium poppy. It is a moderately potent opioid pain medication (orally roughly 1.5 times more potent than morphine),[8] generally indicated for relief of moderate to severe pain.[9] Oxycodone was developed in 1917 in Germany[10][11] as one of several semi-synthetic opioids in an attempt to improve on the existing opioids.[1] Oxycodone is avail...

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What is the difference between hydrocodone and oxycontin???

I have been taking hydrocodone 10-325 for 8 or 9 years. And now my doctor wants to put me on oxycontin. I have never taken any before and he did not say what strength. What are the dosages??? Is it any better than the hydrocodone 10-325??? ## Hello, Tazman57! How are you? Oxycontin is a time released formulation of Oxycodone, the medication is slowly released over a 12 hour period. It is stronger than Hydrocodone, you only need 6.67mgs of Oxycodone to equal each 10mgs of Hydrocodone. 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. It's available in varying doses starting at 10mgs and going all the way up to 160mgs. Is there anything e...

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What is the best replacement for oxycontin. High dose long time user for chronic pain. It seems like nothing else works as well.

I was on the Oxycontin 80mg 3x a day for 16 yrs. I have been tried on alot of other things . I went on methadone w/ 2 40mg of oxy then they quit making the methadone that iI took. None of the kadian or other things in that class have worked. I am now taking ms contin 100mg. a day w/15 mg. 2x a day it is not enough and my Dr. who gave me a hard time off and on about the oxy's now refuses to do the irs that are still available with any other meds. I've took the opana and at the time it seemed fine but pricey that has been a couple of years ago just to see. They have a cap I did not take the er's though. My Dr. is funny about writing large numbers of meds. This ms contin could work but he will not for instance give 60 more mgs. He would rater write 200mgs.3x a day because of am...

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After All The Chronic Pain Patients Who Were Controlled W Old Oxycontin Oc Complain That New Op Don T Work Is There Arep For Patiendthedon

Is there a Rep.for the ppl. Who were controlled on 3 OxyContin OC A DAY ,who now suffer,and have Proved the new OP s DON'T WORK ? NO MATTER WHAT PERDUE 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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the new Oxycontin that does NOT work

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...

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Pain Doctors Alabama

My dr in Mont., AL has been prescribing me 3 80mg oxycontin for several years. My visit last week he refilled my script and said it could be the last because he was told there was diversion possibly coming from his practice. Btw that was 3 a day. If he doesn't refill my script on my next visit, I need to find a Dr. quick. Is it legal not to wean a patient off? The pain clinics in this town are full. ## If he cannot continue to prescribe, he should be able to refer to another doctor or clinic that will accept his current patients. Has he suggested anyone? And yes, it is perfectly legal for a doctor to stop prescribing your medications, even if they are habit forming, at any time. They are not obligated to treat you or prescribe anything, unless you are in life threatening danger. As ...

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oxycontin

I have been on oxycontin for years...I have terminal illness and suffer every day...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 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... ## 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 Pharma number for ...

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small round white pill m15

oxy 15 they r real tiny m15 same side ## THEY ARE OXYCONTIN 15 MG TABLETS DEFINATLY THEY ARE MADE BY MALENCROFT ## OXY 15S ## oxys they are the 15mg tablets ## I GOT SOME OF THOSE TOO SOMEONE SAID THEY WERENT REAL THAMKS 4 THE INFO ## thay are real they are tiny and there is a m and a 15 on the same side and there white thats what i get from my doctor oxy 15 mg ## yeah there oxys ## Hi everyone - I actually don't think these are oxy's. It seems like you're mistaking the pill being described here, because there are Oxycodone 15mgs which also have M 15 as the imprint ... HOWEVER ... the pills are a very very light green (almost white), the M is by itself in a box on one side, and the 15 is above a score mark on the other. Based on the original descriptions from the original po...

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Considering withdrawal because of difficulty getting medications

I am a RSD patient that felt fortunate I only took 3 1/2 years to be diagnosed. For the last 8 years , in East Tn,I have been taking oxycontin and oxycodone, now some new law is passed and I can no longer get my Rx from my pain Dr, because they don't have the license required to be able to write Rx as large as my past (which I have become very use to & are working less than in pass) so I am sent to a clinic with this license. All if a sudden I am being treated like a hard core criminal trying to scam them, with my current MRI's and nerve diagnostics! I was photographed and then filmed after the ua stating my name and date of birth as I put urine in bag to be sent off to San Diego for a 16 panel analysis that cost $1,137, for the ua! The P.A. who I was assigned to, I couldn...

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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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Do You Know A Attorney That Would Take Case Due To Changing Medicine Use Work And Now It Does Not They Sue Places Over Drugs All The Time We Want For

THE NEW OXYCONTIN DOES NOT WORK, IT IS MAKING PEOPLE SICKER THAN THEY WERE TO START WITH AND WE ARE BACK WHERE WE STARTED. I CAN NOT EVEN PLAY OR HOLD MY 6 GRANDCHILDREN. PEOPLE SUE OVER DRUGS, WE NEED AN ATTORNEY FOR THEM CHANGING A DRUG THAT DOES WORK. IF ANY ONE THINKS THAT ABUSERS ARE NOT GOING TO FIND AND ABUSE SOMETHING ELSE AND A LOT CHEAPER THEY WILL NOTHING IS GOING TO STOP THEM, BUT THERE IS NO REASON IN THE WORLD THAT THEY ARE OR HAVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE THE PEOPLE THAT DO NOT ABUSE THEM SUFFER ! AND NOW EVEN MORE DUE TO EXTRA SIDE EFFECTS. ## Getting an attorney to take such a case, especially since there is no real injury involved, because of the fact that there are other medication options that you can use, is going to be very difficult. In spite of Purdue's claims that ...

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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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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
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