Which Is Stronger Oxycodone Or Hydrocodone?

Oxycodone , dihydrohydroxycodéinone , or dihydro-oxycodéinone , is a very potent narcotic analgesic derived from thebaine. It belongs to the family of opioids. Developed in 1916 in Germany, it is prescribed to relieve moderate and severe pain under the trade name, among others, of OxyContin. link Oxycodone is in the form of an odorless white crystalline powder derived from a polysynthetic alkaloid of opium: thebaine. The chemical structure of oxycodone is methylether of oxymorphone: 3-methyl-oxymorphone. [Read More]