Percocet Drug Information
Percocet® (oxycodone/APAP) is a narcotic used to treat pain. The prescription drug comes in tablet form and is generally taken every six hours as needed.
Safety information on Percocet should be reviewed with your healthcare provider prior to beginning treatment so that you are aware of all the risks. This includes possible side effects, such as drowsiness, nausea, and dizziness, and being aware of the drugs that can cause negative interactions. You may want to consider taking a laxative during treatment with this product (especially if you will take it regularly for more than a few days), as Percocet often causes constipation.
(To read the full eMedTV article on this drug, click Percocet. This article offers information on how this product works, the risk for addiction, what to expect in cases of overdose, and more.)