I have been taking 40mg of Oxycontin 2x a day for 8 years now. I was asking about a generic for it because the new insurance we got stuck with will not pay for brand name drugs. My doc finally wrote me a prescription for 20mg Oxycodone (the generic) for me to take two, 2x a day. The pharmacy we go to, along with EVERY other pharmacy in the phone book didn't carry it either. You were all right about that! So, I had to wait 5 days to get some. I was afraid that I might go through withdrawls, but I didn't! Why is that? My pain went through the roof, but Praise God, no withdrawls! A friend of mine gave me a couple of her 8mg Dilauded one day, and they worked very well, considering I hadn't taken any Oxy for 5 days! I asked my pain management doc if I could try switching to Dilauded, and he said that would be a great idea, because I was on Oxy so long, it just wasn't working for me anymore. Also, it's a generic, and everywhere should carry it. What do you all think? Do you think this will work out for me? Have you ever tried Dilauded instead of Oxy? The Oxy I was taking was time release, so it helped me for a longer time, so that worries me a little. This pain has completely taken over my life. I hope all of you will get better, and thanks for your help. Barbara
17 Oct 2010
Whel there r a number of diferant pharmaceutical comanys that make the "real " generic oxycodone hirdichloride in 40mg and, 80mg one of them is ABG 80's another is inprint 33 93 80mg Tave pharm/ another G 164 80 mg Dava pharm and M 596 80mg Mallinckroft pharma,but giting them is a diferent storry, I think that PERDUE PHARMACUTICALI is the only company that can seel anything over 40mg and up, naw you can get most if not all pharma comanies oxcycodone hidrichlorides as long as the mg ar 30mg and louwer doses.hope this healp's.JOHN
- OxyContin Information for Consumers
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