Is there a difference between vicodin and percocet?

Yes. Percocet is oxycodone with tylenol (acetaminophen), (acetaminophen) vicodin is hydrocodone with tylenol (acetaminophen). Both are narcotics and relieve pain but are different chemicals.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) dosage. In addition tto the hydrocodone/oxycodone distinction already discussed, vicodin has more tylenol (acetaminophen) (750mg) than either variety of Percocet (325 or 650mg). As chronic pain pateints should avoid exceeding 2gm of tylenol (acetaminophen) per daqy, it is best to chose medication with as little tylenol (acetaminophen) as possible.
Yes. Vicodin is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen(telenol) and is a potent pain reliever and a schedule 3 drug. Percocet is a mixture of oxycodone and acetaminophen(tylenol), is generally a stronger analgesic and in most states is a schedule 2 drug and requires additional safety measures to be prescribed.