This question has also been asked and answered here:
What's the difference between Oxycontin OC 40 and OP 40?
3 Jan 2011
The difference is the OP was reformulated to prevent abusing the medication. The problem is many people have found them less effective for treating chronic pain. Some have even found whole pills in their stools. Many patients have logged complaints about this to Perdue, the makers of OC (Oxycodone Continous) OP is Oxycontin Perdue. Unfortunately, Perdue holds the patent on this med for several more years.
- OxyContin Information for Consumers
- OxyContin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of OxyContin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Hello, what is the difference between percocet and oxycontin? Is one just a generic name? Also, is oxycontin the same classification as hydrocodone?
1 answer • 1 Mar 2010
i went to a new dr. today and instead of my regular oxycontin prescription he gave me oxycontin sustained release. is there a difference?
1 answer • 14 Jul 2010
2 answers • 7 Sep 2010
I have been getting Oxycontin 40 mg up till this month, but am now getting OP Oxycontin 40 mg. Is there a difference, and if so what is it?
1 answer • 14 Sep 2010
I've been taking Hyrocod APAP 10/325 and my Dr. just changed it to Oxycontin 10 mg extended release?
... Does anyone know the difference? Is the Oxycontin more effective on pain then the Hydrocodone. It seems that going from 325 mg of Hydrocod to ...
5 answers • 4 Feb 2011