No. OxyContin is timed release so the 80mg dose trickles in over an 8-12 hour period. Taking 80mg of immediate release oxycodone could cause dangerous respiratory depression or a possible overdose. They are not equivalent because one is time release(OxyContin) and one(oxycodone) releases all the medication at once.
- OxyContin Information for Consumers
- OxyContin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of OxyContin (detailed)
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