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Is Percocet Addictive?

People may become addicted to Percocet. In fact, this is a commonly abused drug. It is readily available and inexpensive, especially in generic form. However, it is important to distinguish between actual abuse of a drug and a physical dependence on it. Because Percocet is a highly desired drug of abuse, people often obtain it through illegal means, such as from foreign countries or online sources that do not require a prescription. People who abuse the drug and suddenly stop using it are likely to experience withdrawal symptoms.
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Dosing Information

The dose of Percocet your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Percocet Dosage for more information.)
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