Oxycontin and hydrocodone related?

Yes. They are both narcotics. Do not use them together unless explicitly directed by a physician.

Related Questions

What are possible reasons that my dr wants me to get on oxycontin instead of hydrocodone?

See below. Different narcotics can have a better treatment of pain without the potential of as much abuse. Please check with your physician if you have any questions about your treatment. Read more...
See below. Hydrocodone is only available as a short acting medication which lasts 4-6 hours. Oxycontin is time release and will last 8-12 hours. Read more...

How long after taking oxycontin can you take hydrocodone for breakthrough pain?

Any time. The time is probably not important. The important question is why would a 32 year be dependent on multiple narcotic medications? Read more...
As directed. As directed by your prescribing physician. Usually if you have been on a stable dose of oxycontn for several days, you have achieved a relatively stable blood level of the drug. This is why it is scheduled to be taken at regular intervals (eg. Every 12hr). In this case, bt medication can be taken irrespective of last long acting med dose. You really need to discuss bt pain with your physician. Read more...

Whats the difference between oxycontin, hydrocodone, vicodin?

Some. Oxycontin= long acting form of oxycodone dosed every 12 hours hydrocodone= only available as a combination medication with most commonly Acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Vicodin= hydrocodone/acetominophen combination dosed every 4-6 hours as needed. These are all opioids with similar side effects. Oxycodone is a little stronger than hydrocodone. Read more...

Bouts of severe abdominal pain despite trials of Fentynal, Hydrocodone, & Oxycontin. Pain often on right side, some nausea and constipation. Help?

Work up? I hope you have been evaluated for this by a physician with a physical exam, blood tests, urinalysis, ultrasound, and/or CT. If not, please get seen immediately. All of the medications you mentioned can cause nausea and constipation, so your attempt at treatment could be making things worse!! Read more...

I do not like taking prescription pain meds such as vicodin, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) or oxycontin. What can I do?

Don't take them. Non narcotic analgesics may be an option. You don't state the reason for your pain but massage, chiropractic treatment, accupuncture and biofeedback may all be options. Read more...
A good thing, Actually. Liking these drugs is a prescription for future problems. If whatever pain you're dealing with is not alleviated by nsaids or related drugs, a trip to your pcp is in order. Read more...
Cannabinoids. In states where cannabis approved for medical conditions pain has been effectively treated by hashish extracted absent heat, which activates the psychotropic compound thc. Medullary centers are devoid of cannabis compound receptors ; respiratory arrest impossible. Patients who suddenly discontinue lack cravings ; have no autonomic driven withdrawal symptoms; however familiar pain recurs. Read more...