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Oxycodone/APAP is a combination medication used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. The drug is available in tablets, capsules, and as an oral solution. It is typically taken as needed for pain, although some healthcare providers recommend that it be taken every six hours. Strict rules regulate the sale and use of oxycodone/APAP, as it is a highly abused drug. Possible side effects include constipation, drowsiness, and nausea.
What Is Oxycodone/APAP?Oxycodone/APAP (Endocet®, Magnacet™, Percocet®, Roxicet™, Tylox®) is a prescription medication approved to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. None of the oxycodone/APAP products available are appropriate for severe pain.
Oxycodone/APAP Side EffectsJust like any medicine, oxycodone/APAP can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. If they do occur, in most cases, side effects are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
- An unexplained, pleasant feeling (euphoria) or an unexplained, unpleasant feeling (dysphoria).