A 51-year-old male asked:
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Why is the medication oxycodone ir 30 mg become so scarce and difficult to find?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Most: Popular drug of abuse and diversion. Has high street value and the dea started to scrutinize pharmacies dispensing it. It takes an hour of pharmacists time to run necessary paper and computer work before dispensing this particular drug.
Answered on Feb 7, 2018
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