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Side Effects of Percocet

Just like any medicine, Percocet can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. Most people tolerate it well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects include but are not limited to:
 
  • Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation (see Percocet and Constipation)
  • Itching
  • An unexplained pleasant feeling (euphoria) or an unexplained unpleasant feeling (dysphoria).
     
(Click Percocet Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Percocet can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Percocet Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Percocet?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Percocet if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Percocet Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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