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Whats the difference between oxycodone and oxycontin?

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LaurieShay 23 Oct 2011

Hey madshazam,

Oxycontin is the brand name while oxycodone is the generic name of the same medicine. Generally, when Oxycontin is prescribed it is the extended release formula while the oxycodone though the same drug is often mixed with acetominophen such as Percocet.

Hope this helps,

Laurie

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