Which is stronger oxycodone or hydrocodone?

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asked May 5 in Pain by oldgoat22 (1,740 points)
Which is stronger oxycodone or hydrocodone?

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answered May 5 by Kgarfield (9,410 points)
Oxycodone is stronger and more potent than hydrocodone which means that it takes less oxycodone to get the same effects as hydrocodone.

Oxycodone is a very strong drug that is indicated at Step 3 of the analgesic ladder.

Percocet is not the same as oxycodone although percocet contains oxycodone.

Percocet is the brand name of a medication that contains oxycodone and acetaminophen.

Percocet contains oxycodone, which is an opioid.

Oxycodone does make you sleepy so you should avoid taking oxycodone when you need to be awake or when driving or operating machinery.

Side effects of oxycodone include dizziness, sleepiness and drowsiness.

Opioids such as oxycodone can cause excessive sleepiness during the day. Sometimes this tiredness comes from sleep issues, while it has no clear explanation in other cases.

Excessive sleepiness during the day can cause problems at work, school and in relationships.

Oxycodone is a prescription pain medication—an opioid drug, like morphine, codeine and methadone.

Oxycodone is found in several products: in combination with other drugs, in products such as Percocet, Oxycocet and Endocet. by itself in immediate-release (IR) products, such as Oxy-IR.

One key difference between hydrocodine and oxycodone is that oxycodone is more potent than hydrocodone.

This means that it takes less oxycodone to produce the same effects as hydrocodone.

Oxycodone is also more likely to be abused than hydrocodone because it produces stronger effects.

Opioids are strong pain medicines and can cause life-threatening breathing problems.

Oxycodone can cause side effects that include drowsiness, sleepiness or dizziness in some people.

You should avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how it affects you.

Oxycodone comes as: capsules containing 5mg, 10mg or 20mg of oxycodone – usually taken 4 to 6 times a day.

standard tablets containing 5mg, 10mg or 20mg of oxycodone – usually taken 4 to 6 times a day.

The opioid found in Percocet is oxycodone, while in Norco is the opioid ingredient is hydrocodone.

Published research indicates that Percocet and Norco treat pain equally.

Percocet and oxycodone are both opioid drugs that can relieve pain.

Oxycodone is a generic ingredient in many branded drugs.

Percocet is the brand name of a medication that contains oxycodone and acetaminophen.

Percocet contains oxycodone, which is an opioid.

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