... has stopped manufacturing for a while until it resolves some FDA safety issues. I couldn't get my usual Actavis Oxycodone Monday. They had Mallincrodt and Ethex. Since I have had bad experiences with the Mallincrodt, I chose the Ethex. So far I am not impressed. ... (10 replies)
... to my knowledge theres only one generic company "actavis" for 30mg roxicodone, if there is another generic mfg for roxis let me know. (3 replies)
... Does anyone know anything about Actavis fentanyl patches? ... (3 replies)
... Some of you may recall - a couple of months ago CVS switched out Qualitest for Mallinkroft (sp) in my area. I went to a Mom/Pop pharmacy the next month (with PM's approval) and received Actavis (sp) and they were very good (for me). The Mom & Pop pharmacy were out this month so I went to CVS and they had the Qualitest back in stock.
Does your pharmacy switch generic... (6 replies)
... Hi - thanks for all of you help a few weeks back. I have checked with 3 large chains and one small independent pharmacy so far. My monthly renewal is near and I've discussed my awful experience with the Mall branch with my PM doc - he is fine as is my insurance company - it's ok for me to switch pharmacies and I will only use this new pharmacy for Pain Meds.
Re the... (8 replies)
... I'm pretty sure it's a pharmaceutical company that makes, among other things, generic oxycodone IR. They were recently shut down, and therefore lots of people were having trouble finding oxycodone. ... (2 replies)
... I just read an article that the ban on Actavis has been partially lifted and that they began making oxycodone, after getting FDA approval last Friday. ... (2 replies)
... There is no shortage of OC....Purdue Pharma has good availability of all presentations.
However, the IR shortage is real, and causing mad chaos. Ethex has pulled all their presentations (every strength). Actavis has had issues as well. Consequently, the other manufacturers can't fill the void due to excessive demand.
Additionally, Ethex is a major player in the... (4 replies)
... According to the American society of health care pharmacists, a "bulletin" has been put out on the Oxy shortage. It specifically states that:
(1) Mallinckrodt has all of their oxycodone immediate-release tablets on back order. The 5 mg and 15 mg tablets have an estimated release date of mid-February, 2009. The 5 mg unit dose tablets and the 30 mg tablets have an estimated... (2 replies)
... My recommendation is that you all ask your Doc about other Oxycodone products. For example, 5mg capsules by Glenmark...Full availability. You'd have to get more of course because they are 5mg. ... (5 replies)
... I have had such a hard time getting these meds! For the past few months, I have had to go from place to place trying to find these. They keep telling me they are back ordered for months. Then I will find one place that has them. You would think if 10 places don't have them, no one does. I have read about the recall, but thought that was only for Actavis. I hate the Ethex... (10 replies)
... Hey johno,
Your experience is exactly like my own. My preference in order is:
(I really couldn't tell any difference between the Roxane and Actavis) (12 replies)
... which made me nauseaus and you couldn't break in half. I ended up finally getting Malinckrodt, which is better than Ethex but I'm hoping for a return of the Actavis product, recall or no. ... (12 replies)
... I have been in pain management for three years now and most of that time my BT med has been the Actavis brand 30mg. ... (11 replies)
... ins of taking one I knew I had problems, I wasn't getting the same pain relief and worse it was making me nauseas. I called a dozen pharmacies trying to find the Actavis with no luck. ... (12 replies)
... if you do a search on oxycodone you will see many replies. I agree, the Mallincrap is terrible. The Amide is no longer available right now. I think it has something to do with a company merger. ... (11 replies)
... Roxicodone is the brand name for Oxycodone IR by Roxane Labs. For some reason supplies of this seem to have disappeared also. ... (7 replies)
... I wonder if the various oxycodone tabs are running into the same manufacturing problems. ... (7 replies)
... so others are now having this same problem too? just what reasons have you heard from pharms about the recall? i had gotten my last round of meds refilled about two weeks ago and was given a really strange looking oxy IR this time(it has red dye in it and is giving me headaches every dang time i have to take it. its from Ethex). she(the pharm) mentioned what they DID have... (7 replies)
... A number of us have been told by our pharmacists that Actavis(Amide) Oxycodone IR was no longer available. We had to accept substitutes. (7 replies)