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is oxycodone and percocet the same

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Allen
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not quite: One of the active ingredients in Percocet is oxycodone, but Percocet is the specific brand-name of a medication that combines oxycodone with Acetamino ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience Pain Management
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Percocet is oxycodone + tylenol, (acetaminophen) roxicodone is a generic name for oxycodone alone.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Equal Amount: Percocet 10 contains 10 mg of oxycodone and usually 325 mg of actaminophen and roxicodone 10 mg contains 10 mg of oxycodone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Percocet can be taken up to every 4-6 hours (although i would not recommend it). However, it should be written as a 'prn' medication, or 'as needed', ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Oxycodone is in percocet, with tylenol (acetaminophen). Hydrocodone is found in vicodin.
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No. : No. But they are similar. Both are strong narcotics. Hydrocodone is a class iii drug due to it's potential for abuse. Hydrocone is a combination medi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Roxicodone is an brand name for oxycodone.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
See below: Hydrocodone/acetaminophen is prescribed for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain. Those are the ingredients in vocodin
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No!: Oxycodone is much stronger per mg of dose, and much more addictive. I find little justification for it's use in my practice!
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Hydrocodone a narcotic pain may be sometimes misspelled as hydrocodine but there is not a medication called hydrocodine. There is codeine which is ano ... Read More
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A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) has another: Ingredient...Acetaminophen.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: These are all narcotics. Milligram for milligram Levorphanol is more potent.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Roxicet roxicodone (oxycodone): Roxicet is oxycodone with acetaminophen, while roxicodone is only oxycodone. So they are really not the same in the true sense of the word.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
HycodanBasicallyNo l: Firstly -no it is not. Secondly why we're both prescribed? Or was one obtained illegally?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Seck
16 years experience Pediatrics
No: Hycodan is hydrocodone plus homatropine. Lortab is hydrocodone plus acetaminophen.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Yes: It's a generic formulation of vicodin. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is another brand that has hydrocodone in it.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Opiates: Hydrocodone is derived from codeine. It is given by mouth/rectal/intranasal routes. Oxycodone is derived from thebaine. It is administered by oral/rec ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dosing: Dosing is the only difference. They both have oxycodone and acetaminophen, tylox has 5mg of oxycodone and 500mg of acetaminophen, where as Percocet ha ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Narcotic drug test: Oxycontin is long acting oxycodone. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is hydrocodone. They are both narcotics, but different chemical structure. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Opiates: There is no difference between these addicting and dangerous forms of opiates.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Dr. Troy Gras answered
20 years experience Anesthesiology
No. : Oxycontin is a sustained-release formulation of oxycodone. Oxycodone-apap 5-500mg is a combination of immediate-release oxycodone (5mg) and Acetamino ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: It's one of many brands of oxycodone (like roxycodone by the roxanne pharmaceutical company). Most generic brands just use the chemical name, but oth ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Acetaminophen: Both have the same narcotic ingredient (hydrocodone) & acetaminophen.Both can have the same dose of narcotic agent, but Norco (hydrocodone and acetami ... Read More
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