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... Both percocet,and oxycotin have the same opiot in them,oxycodone.The difference is,oxycotin is time-released,and doesn't have the tylonol,percocet has the tylolnol and is not time-released.Now there is a med. called oxycodone I.R it comes in 5-15-30mg It doesn't have the tylonol and is not time-released.Like dave mentioned,with oxycotin,it is dangerous to crush,chew etc. this... (5 replies)
... Percocet is Oxycodone and Tylenol while Oxycontin is a sustained release Oxycodone only.You can crush the percocets but not the oxycontin..... ... (5 replies)
... DO NOT grind up the oxycontin. It is a sustained released medicine, and you could gettoo much into your system at once. Please call a pharmacist for advise. God bless you, and may you find relief. ... (5 replies)

... I really can't tell you about the grinding up of the pills. But I can tell you that percocet contains Tylenol and oxy where the oxycodone does not. ... (5 replies)
... hours although once you are on it for awhile it only lasts a couple of hours. I would not be completely against the Oxycontin just because some of your family members have had problems with it. ... (10 replies)
... Thank you so much for your input. I am trying to understand why my doc is so against percocet versus oxycontin and I want to make sure I am understanding it. ... (17 replies)
... life, and is meant to last longer. ... (4 replies)
... Hello and welcome to the boards. ... (1 replies)
... ecause of the "stigma" associated with writing a prescription for "Oxycontin." He probably feels more likely to raise red flags or whatever. Again, this is the difference between GPs and PM Docs. Your GP was under medicating you quite a bit.... ... (17 replies)
... This is not quite accurate concerning oxycodone. Oxycodone is an ingredient in both Percocet and Oxycontin. Maybe I could clear things up a little bit. ... (5 replies)
... Let me see if I can help with your question. Please understand that I am not a doc, and I'm sure many others with MUCH more knowledge will be by to offer some advice. Myself, I've never taken oxycontin, but I have taken oxycodone. ... (5 replies)
... No,They all have oxycodone.Percocet is oxycodone with tylonol,oxycontin has oxycodone whout tylonol,and is time-released. Contin means long acting.You then also have oxycodone IR Now if your getting oxycontin generic,it will say on the bottle oxycodone ER if its brand name,it will say oxycontin CR Basically CR-ER are the same thing. (1 replies)
... Actually you were on oxycodone extended release, which IS in fact known as Oxycontin. With the strongest dose of oxycodone in a Percocet tablet being 10 mg, you can see why oxycontin is so appealing to addicts. Oxycontin has no apap to od on, and the weakest oxycontin tablet is 10 mg! ... (15 replies)
... Thank you so much! That is the answer I needed perfectly! Now I see the reason when I read like those in Hollywood getting addicted to Oxy. I used to be on Oxycontin Extended Release (can't remember the correct name) and I kept thinking, "Why does everyone keep getting addicted to this?" because I didn't feel anything. Now I see, that it's really Percocet. I have got my... (15 replies)
... e day when simply taking one at night. being cautious when we take ANY level of narcotics is never a bad thing. as long as you are taking them for very real pain and not just for any type of 'feeling' they may give you, you should be okay. there just IS a big difference between a dependency and any type of real addiction too. ... (3 replies)
... Oxycodone is that Percocet has Tylenol also. It sounds like you've built up a tolerance, which is probably the reason you're not getting relief. ... (5 replies)
... You should talk to your dentist about being on Methadone. I've been on it for almost 10 years for pain and it stripped the enamel off my teeth. I was told later that I should have had extra flouride treatments. ... (6 replies)
Are opioids safe?
Sep 10, 2008
... Most also do not understand the difference between dependence and addiction. All people who take opioids chronically will develop dependence. ... (14 replies)
... I called him and he upted to 20mg every 8 hours. ... (14 replies)
... It depends on the individual.Some say percocet works better,some say lortab,vicodin works better. ... (2 replies)

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