Is oxycontin the same as oxycodone?
Question posted by bnbjones on 15 Sep 2013
Last updated on 15 September 2013 by angel1662
This question has also been asked and answered here: Oxycodone vs OxyContin - What's the difference?
oxycodone is instant release... were as oxycontin is er and last longer then oxycodone... hope this helps..
Yes, similar, Oxycontin is Time Release, Oxycodone is Immediate Release (into the blood stream. Bother are for moderate to severe pain. Oxycontin is 10mg every 12 hrs approximately and Oxycodone is 5 to 15 mg every 4 to 6 hours.
For more comparisons you can go here! http://www.diffen.com/difference/OxyContin_vs_Oxycodone
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