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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.
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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
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