Many patients are suffering with chronic pain. Soon patients will not be able to find / purchase Oxycodone 40 mg ER (extended release tabs).
The most likely reason is the same as why Purdue changed the brand name formula; pressure from the DEA, FDA, and Mother's Groups. They didn't want the old formula around, so it's going to be hard to get generics of the old formulation past these road blocks. cgm.
I say there is a place on the market for the oxycodone extended time release tabs. Once again patients are suffering because of Purdue and the courts!
I have been to the ER when I ran out of xanax and it was the weekend and my dr. forgot to call them in and they did treat me at the ER and dosed me there and gave me a small script to get me through the weekend.
Volunteers: A comparison of extended-release oxycodone with sequestered naltrexone 40 mg twice daily to oxycontin 40 mg twice daily and.
Pfizer Inc., Groton, USA.
Pfizer Inc., Collegeville, USA.
ALO-02 capsules (ALO-02) contain pellets that consist of extended-release oxycodone that surrounds sequestered naltrexone. The primary objective was to characterize the pharmacokinetics (PK) of oxycodone following single- and multiple-dose oral administration of ALO-02 40 mg BID in healthy volunteers. Secondary objectives were to characterize (1) the PK of oxycodone following single- and multiple-dose administration of a comparator OxyContin (OXY-ER) 40 mg BID as well as an alternate regimen of ALO-02 80 mg QD, and (2) the safety and tolerability assessments.
If a person is opiate naive it's possible to OD off a 40mg instant release oxycodone , oxycontin is extended release so it is harder to OD on but I.