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  • proper n. A controlled-release form of the drug oxycodone.

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  • The florid language didn't end there, as the filing went on to state "that which we call OxyContin by any other generic name would impair as sweetly;

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  • The florid language didn't end there, as the filing went on to state "that which we call OxyContin by any other generic name would impair as sweetly; Heather!

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  • The agency sent letters to 16 manufacturers of 24 products including Purdue Pharma LP, the maker of OxyContin, which is available in an extended-release form; a unit of Johnson & Johnson that makes a fentanyl patch; and King Pharmaceuticals Inc., the maker of an extended-release form of morphine.

    Pain Drugs to Get New Restrictions

  • To put it in perspective, cocaine, morphine, opium, and oxycodone (also known as OxyContin), are also rated as Schedule II drugs.

    Just say no: Doctors’ drug freebies to kids are risky

  • To put it in perspective, cocaine, morphine, opium, and oxycodone also known as OxyContin, are also rated as Schedule II drugs.

    Just say no: Doctors’ drug freebies to kids are risky

  • Purdue Pharma, based in Stamford, Conn., is seeking FDA approval for the abuse-resistant form of OxyContin, which is of a lower strength than some other forms on the market.

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  • R. SHAPIR.: When he was using drugs, he started heavily with alcohol, started using cocaine, went to prescription pills, Vicodin, the pain killers and then went to OxyContin, which is synthetic heroin, and right before we sent him to Virginia for an eight-month recovery program, he had smoked heroin two or three times.

    CNN Transcript Nov 6, 2005

  • And Florida's pill mills are the supplier of choice for much of the eastern U.S., causing a ripple effect of drug overdoses and addiction to the north - a phenomenon dubbed the "OxyContin Express."

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  • Oxycodone is a frequently abused prescription drug often prescribed under the brand name OxyContin and is used to treat severe pain.

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  • National publications like Newsweek ran ominous articles about "OxyBabies," which read much like the now-debunked Sentinel ran a five-part series titled "OxyContin Under Fire."

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