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When taking a drug screen is there a difference between oxycontin and oxycodone?

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13 Jan 2010

nope

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14 Jan 2010

The only difference is how long they will stay in your system. Regular Oxycodone has a half life of 3.2 hours so it will stay in your system for approximately 6.4 hours vs Oxycontin which will stay in your system for approximately 9 hours. They are the exact same drug otherwise. Hope this helps!

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