Whats a orange round pill with OP on one side and 40 on the other?

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An orange round pill with OP on one side and 40 on the other is Oxycontin 40 mg.

Used in the treatment of chronic pain, OxyContin is the brand name for a timed-release formula of oxycodone and belongs to the [narcotic analgesics[(http://www.drugs.com/drug-class/narcotic-analgesics.html) classification of drugs.

The drug allows for up to 12 hours relief from pain, one its distinguishing characteristics from other analgesics, and is useful for patients who typically need round the clock relief.

Oxycontin, though, is classified as a Schedule 2 controlled substance; drugs in this category have high potential for abuse which may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.

The manufacturer of Oxycontin is Purdue Pharma L.P., a pharmaceutical company based in Stamford Conneticut. Here are their details:

Purdue Pharma L.P.
One Stamford Forum
201 Tresser Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06901-3431
Main Phone: 203-588-8000
Medical Inquiries/Drug Safety: 888-726-7535
Customer Service: 800-877-5666
email: customer.service@pharma.com

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Friday, December 04 2015


Source: http://www.drugs.com/

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