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Were you looking for information about Percocet? Percasets is a common misspelling of Percocet.
Percocet® is a prescription drug used to treat pain. It is actually made up of two medications -- acetaminophen and oxycodone hydrochloride. Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic narcotic opioid pain reliever. It is chemically related to codeine. Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer commonly found in non-prescription medications such as Tylenol®. Combining the two makes both medications more effective at relieving pain and may limit the abuse potential of oxycodone.
(For more information, click Percocet. This article offers more detailed information on the side effects, usage, and addiction potential of Percocet.)
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