Thus, the similarities between oxycodone and OxyContin are numerous in that they are essentially the same substance. The differences are simply that oxycodone is an opioid substance that is the main ingredient in a number of pain medications (including OxyContin) and that OxyContin is the time-release version of oxycodone.Is oxycodone the same as Percocet?
Actually percocet and oxycodone hcl are slightly different. Percocet contains oxycodone and acetaminophen together. Medicine labled as oxycodone is only the oxy with no acetaminophen. Brand name oxy w/o acetaminophen is usually sold under the name Roxicodone. Then, Oxycontin is just an extended release version of oxycodone hcl.What is the maximum dosage of oxycodone?
For chronic pain in opioid-naïve patients, initial oxycodone controlled-release tablet dosing is 10 milligrams orally every 12 hours, titrated up to 40 milligrams every 12 hours based on patient response. The maximum daily dose (MDD) of oxycodone is 80 milligrams and maximum single dose, 40 milligrams in opioid-naive patients.Can you take Tylenol with an oxycodone?
Many people do not know that you must not take additional Tylenol while you are on Percocet or other types of pain meds that contain acetaminophen (Vicodin, Darvocet). You will exceed the daily recommended doseage of Tylenol if you do. If you are taking plain Oxycodone, it is ok to take Tylenol.