Percocet contains a mixture of acetaminophen and oxycodone. Oxycodone is an opioid drug. An opioid is sometimes known as a narcotic. Acetaminophen is a less effective discomfort reducer that improves the effects of oxycodone.
Percocet is used to reduce average to serious discomfort.
Important information about Percocet:
You shouldn’t take Percocet if you have used liquor, sedative drugs, tranquilizers, or other narcotic medicines.
Do not use Percocet if you have recently taken an MAO prescription. A risky drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors involve many prescriptions used for depression.
Do not take more of this drug than is advised. An overdose of acetaminophen can harm your liver or cause death. Contact your physician at once if you have feeling sick, discomfort in your higher abdomen, itchiness, hunger reduction, dark urine, or are showing jaundice (yellowing of your epidermis or eyes).
In unusual situations, acetaminophen may cause a serious skin reaction. Stop taking Percocet and call your physician right away if you have soreness of your skin or an allergy that propagates and causes extreme and shedding.
Percocet may be addictive. Never discuss acetaminophen and oxycodone with another individual, especially someone with a record of abusing drugs or addiction.
You should not be use Percocet if you are sensitive to acetaminophen (Tylenol) or oxycodone, or if you have recently consumed liquor, sedative drugs, tranquilizers, or other narcotic medicines.
Do not use Percocet if you have taken an MAO substance in the last 14 periods. A dangerous drugs relationship could occur. MAO inhibitors involve isocarboxazid, linezolid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, and tranylcypromine.
To build sure Percocet is safe for you; tell your doctor if you have:
Liver organ illness, cirrhosis, or if you consume more than 3 alcoholic beverages per day;
A history of alcohol habit or medication addiction;
Diarrhea, inflammation/irritable bowel syndrome;
Intestinal impediment, severe constipation;
A colostomy or ileostomy;
Low blood pressure levels, or if you are dehydrated;
A history of head trauma, mind growth, or stroke; or
Asthma, COPD, OSA, or other breathing disorders.