I must admit that I have been lurking around your forum for the past week or so. I have always wanted to sign up to this site, you all seem so supportive of eachother, but for for some reason just could not get myself to do it...I guess I'm a little shy. Guess I've decided its time to take the first step, so to speak...
Anyhow, I've been taking oxycontin now for a little over a year. It hasnt always worked great but my pain management Dr. is hesitant to icrease the doage which I guess is okay for now. My pain is mostly in my abdomen area because of endometriosis. Recently my Doctors have started to think there may be something else going on because of the complaints I'm having, but with all the specialist hopping they've had me doing It's a wonder if I ever get a straight answere as to what that could be. Not to mention I can never remember the names of the list of the conditions it could be, I've taken to going to my appointments with a notebook and pen just to try and get a few words written down!
Just thinking about it is exhausting and overwhelming.
But my real question is, I've been reading some of the prior postings and came upon the one about the discontinue of generic Oxy. Neither my PM or my pharmasist has mentioned this to me. I have always gotten the generic form but am concerned that I am eventually going to be switched and unable to afford it. Does the discontinue include all dosages?
Or maybe the Dr is just giving me a placebo which is why I havent been able to get out of bed for the past 3 months!