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What is the difference between oxycodone and hydrocodone?


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Oxycodone and hydrocodone are both opioid pain relievers. They are both extremely potent and are used for moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is stronger than hydrocodone. Oxycodone is a C-II controlled substance, while hydrocodone is a C-III controlled substance. A C-II medication typically has more addictive potential than a C-III medication.

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