Tuesday, June 02, 2009 nati555, Community Member, asks

Q: is it true that a 30mg roxicet is equivalent to six 5/325mg percocet?

is it true that a 30mg roxicet is equivalent to six 5/325mg percocets? or that they are entirely different pain meds.

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide
6/ 3/09 2:48am

Not exactly.  First of all I don't believe Roxicet comes in 30 mg tablets.  Are you sure you don't mean Roxicodone?  Roxicodone is just a brand name for oxycodone.  Percocet is a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen.  Percocet 5/325 is 5 mg oxycodone and 325 mg acetaminophen.  Although a Roxicodone 30 mg tablet would have the same amount of oxycodone in it as six Percocet 5/325s, taking six Percocets would give you way more acetaminophen than is safe. 

 

I hope that helped and I didn't confuse you.

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hurting36, Community Member
6/ 3/09 12:16am

Once again, im not sure, but I believe roxicet and percocet are the same drug, just different brands. As far as I know, 10 mg. of either is as high as they go before becoming just straight oxycodone.

 

Is it possible you got roxicet confused with roxicodone, roxicodone being straight oxycodone, without the tylenol. Roxicodone is not Oxycontin, because it is immediate release, as where Oxycontin is time released. Hope I helped?

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Bill, Community Member
6/ 3/09 5:09pm

Hi ' Yes 30 mg of roxicet and 6 percocet are exactly

the same on the pain killer oxycodone but I think the roxicet has a lot

less tylenol than the 6 percocets. I would ask for 30 mg oxycodone I.R or

6 of the 5 mg oxycodone as you do not have too deal with all the buff from

tylenol and it is cleaner as the tylenol can mess you up if you take this

medication daily!!!    Take care always' Bill

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MICHAEL, Community Member
8/20/09 6:26pm

ROXICODONE IS 30 MG IS 6 PERCOCET WITH OUT THE TYELNOL 

5/325 PERCOCET=  5 X 6 +30MG

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MICHAEL, Community Member
8/20/09 6:27pm

ROXICODONE IS 30 MG IS 6 PERCOCET WITH OUT THE TYELNOL 

5/325 PERCOCET=  5 X 6 +30MG

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