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Generic Stagesic

Most pharmacies only carry generic Stagesic products because many insurance companies do not cover brand-name drugs, and brand-name Stagesic is much more expensive than the generic form. Generic Stagesic is sold by the name hydrocodone/APAP 5/500 mg capsules.

Is Generic Stagesic Available

Stagesic™ (hydrocodone/APAP) is a prescription pain medication. It contains two different medications: hydrocodone (a narcotic pain reliever) and acetaminophen (Tylenol®). Stagesic contains the maximum amount of both hydrocodone and acetaminophen available in any hydrocodone/APAP product.
Brand-name Stagesic is made by MAGNA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Generic Stagesic is currently available and is sold under the name hydrocodone/APAP 5/500 mg capsules.

Can I Get "Real" Stagesic?

Many (if not most) pharmacies do not carry brand-name hydrocodone/APAP products. Generic versions are significantly less expensive, and many insurance companies require people to use the generic products. If you are willing to pay full price, as your insurance will probably not cover brand-name Stagesic, your pharmacy may be willing to stock brand-name Stagesic for you.
However, many healthcare providers view requests for brand-name narcotics as a sign of abuse or diversion (selling the drugs to someone else), because brand-name narcotics usually have a higher street value than their generic versions. In almost all situations, a request for a brand-name narcotic instead of a generic may arouse your healthcare provider's suspicions.
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