What is the difference between roxy and oxy?

Question is Closed Report Mark as Favorite

Answers (1)

Anonymous

23 Aug 2010

Hello,

Oxycodone is found in fast-acting opiates such as Percocet(which also contains tylenol), Roxicodone, and is also in Oxycontin. The only difference between oxycodone and Oxycontin is, Oxycontin is time-released. It distributes its oxycodone slowly over a period of 12 hours, as long as the pill is not cut up or smashed. The 'contin' in 'Oxycontin' stands for continuous.

Take care

Votes: +1
A69 25 Aug 2010

Thanks maso4169, appreciate it.

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

How long does roxicodone stay in yor system?

isn't oxycodone & roxicodone similar? my dr. is trying to change me from one to the other, is there that much of a difference? thank you.

3 answers 1 Oct 2009