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Percocet Tablets

Percocet® (oxycodone/APAP) is a narcotic medication used for relieving moderate to moderately severe pain. It is available by prescription only and comes in the form of a tablet. Percocet is typically taken every six hours as needed for pain. The product contains two different medications: acetaminophen and oxycodone hydrochloride.
 
Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic, narcotic opioid pain reliever that is effective at decreasing pain and relieving coughing (but also causes drowsiness and decreased breathing). Adding acetaminophen to oxycodone makes both medications more effective at relieving pain and may limit the abuse potential of oxycodone, as the maximum dose of Percocet is typically limited by the acetaminophen content.
 
Percocet is available in six different strengths, including:
 
  • Percocet 2.5/325 mg -- 2.5 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 325 mg of acetaminophen
  • Percocet 5/325 mg -- 5 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 325 mg of acetaminophen
  • Percocet 7.5/325 mg -- 7.5 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 325 mg of acetaminophen
  • Percocet 7.5/500 mg -- 7.5 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 500 mg of acetaminophen
  • Percocet 10/325 mg -- 10 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 325 mg of acetaminophen
  • Percocet 10/650 mg -- 10 mg of oxycodone hydrochloride and 650 mg of acetaminophen.
     
(Click Percocet to learn more about the effects of Percocet, for important dosing tips and precautions, and to find out what side effects may occur with the use of this medication.)
 
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