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which is stronger, hydrocodon acetaminophen 5-325 or oxicodone acetaminophen 5-325?

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Dr. Bernard Canlas
29 years experience Pain Management
See my answer: Hydrocodone is a schedule iii pain medication and oxycodone is a schedule ii pain medication. The closer you are to a schedule i the higher risk for physical dependency. Oxycodone is slightly more potent.
Answered on Sep 16, 2017
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