What is the difference between oxycodone HCL 5 mg and percocets 5 mg?
Question posted by Kten on 9 Jan 2012
Last updated on 18 July 2021 by Dustball457
The answer to your question is Percocet is a hybrid drug that is combined with acetaminophen, which is the active ingredient in Tylenol, whereas Oxycodone HCL is NOT!
What works better roxy 5 mg or Percocet5
I know its 5 years too late but since people have recently posted I just have to say that tracitropics was so ignorant and wrong in her response. I think the question has been answered sufficiently since then; however, I will add, and I'm assuming that everyone who is taking some form of these drugs, whether it is oxy hcl or oxy/apap, has a prescription and hence a legal right to be taking these meds. So if ever in doubt, instead of consulting a forum of amateurs, and I include myself, why not just call the pharmacy to query the pharmacist? LOL, it just seems like the safest and fastest way to get the correct info.
Is oxycodone HCL 5 The same as percoets
To be completely clear, Oxycodone HCL is an opioid pain reliever. Percocet is a specific trade name for a tablet that contains Oxycodone HCL and Acetaminophen (trade name: Tylenol) in 2.5/325, 5/325, 7.5/325, and 10/325 proportions (mg oxycodone HCL/mg Acetaminophen).
Both drugs contain the opioid pain reliever oxycodone 5mg but Percocet also contains 325mg of acetaminophen along with the oxycodone. The oxycodone HCL is oxycodone alone.
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