Everyone I have ever talked to says they are the same thing.. but if that is true, why is one 3x more expensive than the other? I've never taken either so I don't know.. but something doesn't add up.
14 Nov 2007
oxycodone is the active ingredient in percocet... the reason that oxycontin is so much more expensive is the amount of milligrams, most percs are 5mg or 7.5mg(there are 10mg too). oxycontin comes in 10,20,40,80,160mg... so depending on the size the price goes up accordingly. they are the same narcotic, qty determines price or if you meant roxicodone... thats the same too, but I usually hear about the 30mg one, which would explain the 3x the price you mentioned
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I don't understand the difference between hydrocodone and oxycodone. Is one stronger than the other?
And is the only difference between percocet, endocet and vicodin a brandname? Are they all pills containing hydro or oxy codone? Thanks, in advance, ...
1 answer • 28 Jan 2010
1 answer • 15 Jan 2011
I have 2 kinds of Oxycode; one says Oxyxodone/5-325 (gen. for Percocet and the other says Oxycodone?
... 20mg ER (gen. for Oxycontin. What is the difference between the two? If someone says "Oxycodone" how do you discern?
2 answers • 18 Apr 2011
he gave me a refill for Oxycodone 5 Mg, what is the difference if any ? Thank you
1 answer • 23 Apr 2014