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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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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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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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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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 version of Oxycontin, called Oxycontin OP, it has been specially designed to help prevent abuse and diversion. If someone tries to crush them to abuse the medication, it will not make a difference, they still retain their time released formulation. It still works the same as the original and carries the same risk of side effects: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and constipation. Read more: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Is this a permanit souliton to miss use? ## Let the OP be the new OC......i think only terminally ill ppl should be prescirbed OC, or someone with chronic pain and a small dose at that. No Human can stand 4-5 80mg OC per day i dont care how much...

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chills from oxycontin

I have been on 10mg oxycontin hcl for several years (for Stiff person syndrome & migraine). I take 4 or 5 per day. I Just got my prescription filled yesterday and notice that started having chills real bad. Has anyone else had this problem before? ## It sounds like withdrawal symptoms to me? Not sure about what you can do? I would first go talk too the pharmacy and your doctor if needed. What was the name of the manufacturer of these pills? ## I'm not sure. The only thing I seen on bottle is Roxydone. I always get them filled at cvs. ## Somewhere on the bottle it should say something underneath Roxycodone... Like Purde or some other name. It is important info to know in case there is a problem with that manufacturer. Good luck...I was on heavy doses for over 3 years and it was t...

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small round pink pill op on one side 20 on other

small pink pill OP on one side 20 on the other side ## This is the new Oxycontin OP, it is replacing the original product and has been specially designed to prevent abuse. It contains 20mgs of the narcotic Oxycodone in a time released formulation. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and constipation. To read more or report problems with the medication: Purdue Pharma number for drug safety/medication issues: 888.726.7535 FDA MedWatch number: 800-332-1088 ## What are the oxycontin prescribe for ## How long does the pain relief from these tablets last?

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4853 blue round

small blue pill marked with 4853 and a V, is Oxycontin. I was just perscribed a bottle of 60 and unless Oxybutynin is oxycontin also, you are wrong. ## 4853V is 5mgs of Oxybutynin, a generic for Ditropan, used to help control urinary frequency and incontinence. ## 4853 with a cursive v on the bottom is a 30mg oxy. That is without any APAP its also blue, round, and slightly smaller than a thumb tack ## 30 mg oxycontin, Chuck? Really? ## So what is it then?One says its this and other says it that lets clear the air which one? ## did u ever figure out which it is..im having the same problem ## well which one is it? because i just took two of them, and i'm freakin out i thought it was xanax, def not.. ## I found some blue round pills with 4853and a v on it is used for pain ## Sorry Hun ...

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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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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
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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... 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
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.... 61 replies
Oxycontin Profuse Sweating
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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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