Are Morphine and Oxycodone in the same family of drugs?


Morphine is the most abundant alkaloid found in opium, the dried sap (latex) derived from shallowly slicing the unripe seedpods of the opium, or common or edible, poppy. Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opioid. The two drugs are in the same family.

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