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Percocet for pain relief

Percocet for pain relief

Percocet for pain relief

 

A combination of Oxycodone and Acetaminophen tablets is commonly used for pain, chronic pain, fibromyalgia. This medication helps in relieving moderate to severe levels of pain in adults. The amalgamation contains one opioid (narcotic) analgesic, Oxycodone, and one non-opioid medication, Acetaminophen. While both are pain relievers, Oxycodone works in the brain to change the way the body responds to the pain and Acetaminophen is used to relieve pain and reduce fever. One can be prescribed Percocet for chronic pain in order to get relief.

Side effects of Percocet

Misuse, abuse, and overdose of Percocet might result in certain side effects, Percocet side effects in men and women is gender-neutral, which are given below :

Noisy or shallow breathing

Slow heartbeat

Weak pulse

Weakness

Unusual bruising or Bleeding

Seizure

Problems while urinating

Signs of liver problems

Confusion

Cold and clammy skin

Warnings for Percocet :

Misuse of opioid medication can cause addiction, overdose or even prove to be fatal.

Overdose of Acetaminophen can mainly damage your liver or cause death. Contact your doctor immediately if one experiences pain in the upper stomach, loss of appetite, dark urine or jaundice.

Stop taking the medication if you witness any skin redness and rashes that are spreading and causing blistering and peeling.

Try to avoid Percocet if you have :

Severe asthma o breathing problems

Blockage in your stomach or intestine

Intimate your doctor if you ever had

Liver disease

A drug or alcohol addiction

Seizures or head injury

Urination problems

Thyroid, pancreas or gallbladder issues

How long does Percocet last

It takes approximately an average of 19 hours for the elimination of all the Percocet from the body. Whereas the traces of Percocet can be found in the urine for 48 hours and the oxycodone build up in the hair follicles for up to 30 days.

 

 

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