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Please help! what is the differece between hydrocodone and oxycodone the active ingredients in vicodin and percocet?

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In brief: Opiates

Hydrocodone is derived from codeine.
It is given by mouth/rectal/intranasal routes. Oxycodone is derived from thebaine. It is administered by oral/rectal/intranasal/epidural/transdermal routes.

In brief: Opiates

Hydrocodone is derived from codeine.
It is given by mouth/rectal/intranasal routes. Oxycodone is derived from thebaine. It is administered by oral/rectal/intranasal/epidural/transdermal routes.
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