Percocet 5/325 mg Tablets

Percocet® (oxycodone/APAP) is a narcotic medication approved to relieve moderate to moderately severe pain. It comes in tablet form and is available by prescription only. Percocet tablets are available in six different strengths, including:
 
  • 2.5/325 mg Percocet tablets (2.5 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 325 mg of acetaminophen)
  • 5/325 mg Percocet tablets (5 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 325 mg of acetaminophen)
  • 7.5/325 mg Percocet tablets (7.5 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 325 mg of acetaminophen)
  • 7.5/500 mg Percocet tablets (7.5 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 500 mg of acetaminophen)
  • 10/325 mg Percocet tablets (10 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 325 mg of acetaminophen)
  • 10/650 mg Percocet tablets (10 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 650 mg of acetaminophen).
     
The recommended dose for Percocet 2.5/325 mg tablets is one or two tablets, taken every six hours as needed for pain. For all the other strengths, the recommended dose is one tablet (every six hours as needed). Refer to the following table for the maximum number of tablets per day:
 
Strength
Maximum Per Day
Percocet 2.5/325 mg
12 tablets
Percocet 5/325 mg
12 tablets
Percocet 7.5/325 mg
8 tablets
Percocet 7.5/500 mg
8 tablets
Percocet 10/325 mg
6 tablets
Percocet 10/650 mg
6 tablets

 

(Click Percocet Dosage for more information on how dosing recommendations are determined for each patient and for tips on how to safely use this narcotic medication.)
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