Differences In Norco, Percocet And Lortab


What is the difference between Norco, Percocet and Lortab? I have a script for all three. I have cancer and wondered which one is the strongest. I don't need all three pain meds if one is better than the other. Thank you.

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Hey CLM, the Norco and Lortab both contain the active ingredient hydrocodeine so basically the same medicine just different brand name. Unless they are a different dose 5/325 vs 10/325 then they are the exact same medication. Percocet contains oxycodone as the active narcotic and is stronger than the other two you mentioned. One may work better than the other for you personally but Percocet is the stronger of them. I hope this helps and the best of luck!

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Sorry for the typo, norco and lortab contain hydrocodone

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Lortab, and Norco both contain Acetaminophen, and Hydrocodone, while Percocet contains Acetaminophen, and Oxycodone, as Jason stated, typically the Oxycodone is stronger, but it can vary from person to person.

The FDA warns that these medications carry the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth.

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