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Is generic oxycontin a reliable substitute for the brand name drug?

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Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is off the market.

In brief: No

It is off the market.
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Dr. Sandra Weitz
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
It is not however off the market due to lack of reliability. The companies that made it were forced to stop making it after the maker of banded Oxycontin sued them.
Dr. Gregg Diamond
Pain Management

In brief: Yes

Generic Oxycontin has been discontinued and only branded Oxycontin is available in most strengths.

In brief: Yes

Generic Oxycontin has been discontinued and only branded Oxycontin is available in most strengths.
Dr. Gregg Diamond
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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Pain Management

In brief: Yes

Generics are equivalent in potency, but people report differences between generic and brand name medications.

In brief: Yes

Generics are equivalent in potency, but people report differences between generic and brand name medications.
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
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