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
Unusual bruising or Bleeding
Problems while urinating
Signs of liver problems
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
A drug or alcohol addiction
Seizures or head injury
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.