Today when I got my prescription filled I got a different brand with a k 8 on it and one time before I got a different brand with a v something on it and it was like not taking anything at all and I was wondering if anyone has experienced the same situation. Are the k 8s as good as the m-15s. I called the pharmacist back and he said that was the only brand he had right now because I told them the last time the other brand did not work for me and I only wanted the m 15 that did work for me. I have not used any of them yet because he said if he got some in he would trade back with me.
Hello worn out bones. Such is the nature of generic drugs. Hit and miss, trial and error.They often do or can differ amongst themselves. A person will find that one brand works much better, or better than another. The pharmacy's buy a particular say generic when it is on sale, purchase bulk or the buyer for the pharmacy purchases the drug and then supplys the pharmacy. Best of wishes to you, pledge
Well now, I have to agree with you. The M is for Mallinkrodt, & they work fairly well. The V is for Qualitest brand, & they don't work at all. The K is another generic, & they are about the same as the Qualitest brand. My doctor upped my dose to 30mg from 15 mg because of this problem. With the K & V brand you are only getting about 10.5 mg of actual oxycodone, & it doesn't work as well. If you would talk to yor doctor about the 70/70 rule (he is aware of it) he will probably agree & up your dose is the only answer. I don't know what pharmacy you use, but as my friend Pledge said they get what ever the get when they order because it's usually up to whatever is being bought in bulk at that time if you go to a big box store like Walgeens, CVS, & the like. My pharmacist tried to order the Mallinkrodt brand for me since it worked better, but didn't get any when he tried to order a particular brand. Good luck, I understand where you are coming from...
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