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oxycodone 15mg

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oxycodone 15mg

I went to PM doc today and she wanted to prescribe me percs instead of oxycodones because of probs getting oxycodones filled at RX. I replied NO I should have no problem getting filled so she wrote it along with my other meds.
When I went to get RX filled I asked if there is a problem with oxycodone 15mg.
He went on to say that there is a big problem with getting opium period especially from Afganstan. Anyway just wanted to see if anybody else has heard this prob. Please excuse the spelling ....

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I have no idea

what you are trying to post here.
What is the message?

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hermdoggy (not verified)
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oxy 15mg

I just wanted to know if anyone has heard of shortage on oxycodone 15mg. as this is one of my BT meds for the month... Sorry if I didnt make sense in my message as my brain goes hay wire at times... Thank You....

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Oxycodone 10mg

I had trouble last month and had to get 5 mg capsules. I got 78 15 mg pills and 480 5 mg capsules. So this week I called home town pharmacy and pre ordered 250 10 mg pills. hey didnt have enough so said Fri. Well yestesay I stopped to get what they had on hand, and rest today when came in. Guess what 500 5 mg capsules. I have to take 6 capsules every 6 hours, and my pharmacist says their is a shortage of the ingrediant and that they are having problems getting it period, Said only 2 companys make it. Great every 4 hours having to take 6 capsules and keep it straight. :jawdrop:

herrball (not verified)
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No problem

I get 180 (15 mg) Oxys every month and I have never had a problem. Of course I get the generic of which there are about 5 or 6 different ones. I was on the (30 mg) Oxys for a few months but thought that the 15s were bette for me so I asked my PM Doc and he put me back on the 15s. To answer the question though, no I have never even heard of such a thing.

aviator24 (not verified)
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I have had trouble...

I am on 40mg ER oxy's. I get the generics as they are 1/4th the cost to me. I have to call around every month to find them. One pharmacist finally told me this...the patent is on the ER release of the drug. The oxy company is trying to stop the generic drug companies by claiming they cannot use the ER method as they are infringing on their patent??? Anyways, it is always hard to find them (generic). Kinda rediculous...

RosettaStone (not verified)
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Actually, Ethex, the major

Actually, Ethex, the major Mfg of oxycodone IR has stopped making EVERYTHING that they make. This was highly unexpected, and there are a few Mallincrodts floating around, but they never were a major player and all of that supply has been depeleted. I think Ethex was shut down by the FDA. I work at a pharmacy and called the supplier and they still have no release date. Somebody else will pick up the slack soon, they just have to start production. Meanwhile, there is percocet, morphine, hydrocodone, and opana for immediate release drugs. Talk to your doctor to see what is appropriate. Good luck!!! I just filled my 15mg's and was fortunate to have had my pharmacist put some aside for me (bonus to working there).

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From the FDA drug shortage

From the FDA drug shortage page:

Drug Name: Oxycodone Immediate Release Tablets (5mg, 15mg and 30mg)

Reason for Shortage: Increase in demand related to product recalls by other manufacturers

Related Information: Mallinckrodt continues to work diligently to meet the market need during this temporary period of limited supply.

Xanodyne has additional releases starting February 20th, 2009.

Vintage Pharmaceuticals will be releasing additional product starting February 11th, 2009.

arecene2002 (not verified)
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Medication

hermdoggy wrote:
I went to PM doc today and she wanted to prescribe me percs instead of oxycodones because of probs getting oxycodones filled at RX. I replied NO I should have no problem getting filled so she wrote it along with my other meds.
When I went to get RX filled I asked if there is a problem with oxycodone 15mg.
He went on to say that there is a big problem with getting opium period especially from Afganstan. Anyway just wanted to see if anybody else has heard this prob. Please excuse the spelling ....

I know all to well about not being able to obtain medication when you need it. if you need some help, I think I can help. Write to me at if its not doctors giving us a hard time, it seems to be other issues.

zuna (not verified)
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actual. some forms of

actual. some forms of percoset are hydrocodone and apap

oxycodone can be prescribed as oxycodone usualy in 15mg or in more severe cases in 512. im prety sure it even goes higher then that. depending on how bad your pain is you might "ask your doctor about hydrophone"

herrball (not verified)
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ZUNA'S POST

I just noticed a post from a person named Zuna that seems to be misplaced in order but the post itself is rather strange. I mean the person is talking about Percocet and Hydrocodone being the same thing I assume, I may be wrong because they also talk about the number 512 which most of us who have taken generic Percocet, know that Mallies (5 mg) are only marked with the number 512. I think that Zuna is telling us that Oxycodone can be prescribed in a 512 mg strength. Again, I'm not sure what they are trying to say???? That's what it seems like to me though. However off base this person is, maybe they should come back and try to clarify what they were trying to get across to us. I for one, don't understand the post at all.
Anyone care to chime in?

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