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what is the difference between ratio-oxycocet and percocet?

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Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
No big difference: They both contain oxycodone and acetaminophen as active ingredients. Sometimes fillers etc. make a difference in effect. Pain meds are potent conditioners and often patients will highly prefer one brand over the next as a result. When it comes to taking pain pills I never recommend trying to figure it out or be in one's own head. Talk with your prescriber for this help.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Does anyone know the difference between oxycotton and roxicet?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Similar: Oxycontin is a time release version of oxycodone. Roxicet is a immediate release formulation of oxycodone that is combined with acetaminophen.
A 48-year-old member asked:

How long does the side effects of percocet last?

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Dr. Gael Yonnet
Neurology 15 years experience
See answer below: The side effects will last as long as you are taking the drug.
A 29-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of taking percocet for an extended period of time?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
The biggest problem: Is that as you use this regularly, the pain is magnfied during those periods the drug wearing off(3-4 hrs later) . This adds to and perpetuates baseline pain.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What can be side effects of percocet?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Percocet: Most common is nausea and vomiting. Being too tired or sleepy is also possible. Impaired function is also possible.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What should I expect after I start using roxicet?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Roxicet: Hopefully some decrease in your pain - if that is what you are using it for.

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