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Which is stronger oxycontin, or MS contin (morphine)?

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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management
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In brief: OxyContin

Oc (extended release oxycodone) is stonger by a factor of almost twice-that is 15 mg of oc is about equal to 30 mg of MS contin (extended release morphine sulphate).
But there is a lot of variability between individuals. Oc seems to be more energizing for some patients and as a result there is more "liking" which is independent of the pain relief. That may explain why there seems to be more abuse.

In brief: OxyContin

Oc (extended release oxycodone) is stonger by a factor of almost twice-that is 15 mg of oc is about equal to 30 mg of MS contin (extended release morphine sulphate).
But there is a lot of variability between individuals. Oc seems to be more energizing for some patients and as a result there is more "liking" which is independent of the pain relief. That may explain why there seems to be more abuse.
Dr. James Marx
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Potency?

Oxycontin is more potent.
One gets equal pain relief with about 50-66% of the number of mg of Oxycontin as it requires of morphine.

In brief: Potency?

Oxycontin is more potent.
One gets equal pain relief with about 50-66% of the number of mg of Oxycontin as it requires of morphine.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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