Category: Controlled Substances

The Difference Between Hydrocodone and Oxycodone

Both Hydrocodone (Zohydro ER, Vicodine) and Oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percocet) are controlled substances and can be dangerous and addictive if they are not taken according to a doctor’s supervision. Both Oxycodone and Hydrocodone are powerful narcotics, prescribed to kill moderate to acute pain. The drugs can be used to treat arthritis, back pain, pain associated with cancer, and even dental pain. …