... all the time?
Why is it that this medication so hard to find being prescribed by a doctor,but all pharmacy are out
- 13 Jan 2012 by laboricua.carmen
Added 13 Jan 2012:
the name of medication is oxycodone
14 Jan 2012
Oxycodone hydrochloride is an opioid pain reliever. It is an active ingredient in many different prescription medications. It is available by itself (in both short- and long-acting products) or in combination with other active ingredients.
Oxycodone is a narcotic and is a "controlled substance" in the United States,
Oxycodone has a significant potential for both psychological and physical dependence and abuse. In fact, it is classified as a controlled substance, meaning that there are special rules and regulations for prescribing and obtaining the medication.
Take care, best wishes!
14 Jan 2012
Thats a really good question, because I & another person I know were having trouble finding enough at one drug store to fill our regular prescribltions this past Friday Jan.6th. That same day was the day the Alert came out by the FDA & others that Excedrin, Bufferin, Gas-X, &NoDoz of certain lots were being pulled from shelfs because the maker Novartis alledges that certain amounts of opiates could possible be in these products. In this article it also mentined that they are a large maker of oxycodone. So that could be one reason. The pharmatist I always deal with , told me it's because of the DEA & FDA crack down on narcotics. He said that they have a hard time getting a lot of their opiate pain relievers.
I had specifically asked for a certain brand made by Mallinkrodt, because I think they work better than the usual Qualitest they give me so my pharmatist ordered just Mallinkrodt, & he didn't receive any in his order not even a substitute like the Qualitest brand. I had to go to six stores before any one had a months supply for me. Just my thoughts... Mary
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I have had 4 lower back surgeries and Lortab is the only medication that does not have severe side effects. I have developed spinal stenosis. My ...
1 answer • 25 Aug 2011
Panic Disorder - I have suffered with panic attacks and depression for years, and after 3 years off?
... stopping my medication went to see a new doctor 2 weeks ago. My main issue at this point has been how out of control my panic attacks have ...
4 answers • 28 Nov 2012
... calls and tells her the diagnosis and why you take the medication. It was for 90 vicodin Es that aren't abused and only prescribed by one ...
14 answers • 20 Apr 2013
Please can you tell me the availability of this medication? or Can you suggest me the name of drug store in Houston where this medication is found?
1 answer • 9 Jan 2014