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Percocet Indications

Percocet® (oxycodone/APAP) is a prescription narcotic medication approved for the treatment of moderate to moderately severe pain. It is commonly used to treat short-term pain due to a surgery, dental procedure, or injury. Percocet is also occasionally used to treat migraines, chronic pain, or other types of recurring or long-term conditions that cause pain.
On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Percocet for something other than pain. Off-label indications for Percocet include the treatment of:
It is important to note that most healthcare professionals do not consider these legitimate off-label uses, as there are more appropriate medications available to treat such conditions. At this time, there are no approved uses of Percocet for children (as the drug has not been adequately studied in this age group).
(Click Percocet Uses for more information on what this medication is used for and to find out how Percocet works to relieve pain.)
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