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Are oxycontin and oxycodone the same?

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Asked: 2018-06-09 07:27:08
Is oxycontin and oxycodone the same thing?


Answered: 2018-06-10 20:38:38

Oxycodone is the number one ingredient in oxycontin, but the difference is in the length of time the drug is effective.


Answered: 2018-06-11 04:51:19

Well, for one oxycontin is a brand name painkiller that is oxycodone in its purest form and it is time released. Oxycodone only lasts half to time of oxycontin and contains additional ingredients like tylenol.

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