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Overview

Percocet Tablet is taken for Moderate to severe pain, Head pain, Fever, Mild to moderate pain, Headache and other conditions. Percocet Tablet can also be used for many purposes not listed in this medicine guide.

Percocet Tablet contains Acetaminophen and Oxycodone Hydrochloride as active elements .

Percocet Tablet works by blocking the action of cyclooxygenase in our  body; works in the brain to change how the body feels and responds to pain;

Accurate information related to Percocet Tablets uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is given below.

Uses

Percocet Tablet is taken for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Moderate to severe pain
  • Head pain
  • Fever
  • Mild to moderate pain
  • Headache
  • Percocet may also be taken for purposes not listed here.

Side-effects

The following is a list of probable side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Percocet Tablet. This is not an extensive  list. These reactions  are possible, but do not always appear . Some of the reactions  can be rare but serious. Discuss your doctor if you feel any of the following side-effects, exclusively if they do not go away.

  • Dizziness
  • Cold
  • Cutaneous reactions
  • Liver damage
  • Skin reactions
  • Asthma
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Shallow breathing

Precautions

Before using Percocet Tablet, discuss with your  doctor about your current list of medicine, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, early diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions can make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the medicine. Take as assisted by your doctor or follow the steps printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your health condition. Discuss your healthcare provider if your health condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are given below

  • Discuss doctor if you have liver disease or are taking warfarin
  • Do not drive or operate machinery
  • Do not increase 4, 000 mg daily dose in adults
  • Do not drink ≥3 alcoholic drinks per day while taking Acetaminophen
  • Do not take with other medicine containing Acetaminophen
  • Keep away from children
  • Pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Stop taking it if pain gets worse than 10 days,if  fever gets worse than 3 days, or new symptoms is occured you.

Interactions with Percocet Tablet

If you use other medicine or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Percocet Tablet may change. This may raise your risk for side-effects or cause your medicine not to work properly. Discuss your doctor about all the medicine, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your doctor can help you prevent or manage medicine interactions. Percocet Tablet may interact with the following medicine and products:

  • Butorphanol
  • Nalbuphine
  • Naltrexone
  • Pentazocine
  • Warfarin

When not to use Percocet Tablet

Hypersensitivity to Percocet Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Percocet Tablet should not be used if you have the following reasons:

  • Blockage in the stomach or intestines
  • Children
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Severe asthma or breathing problems

Frequently asked Questions

Is Percocet Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Acetaminophen: Please discuss with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.

Oxycodone Hydrochloride: No

Is Percocet Tablet safe while breastfeeding?

Acetaminophen: Please consult the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Oxycodone Hydrochloride: No

Can Percocet Tablet be taken for moderate to severe pain and head pain?

Yes, Percocet tablets  moderate to severe pain and head pain are among the most common reported uses for Percocet Tablet. Please do not use Percocet Tablet for moderate to severe pain and head pain without discussing it first with your doctor. 

How long do I need to take Percocet Tablet before I see improvement in my conditions?

Purduepharmas.com website users have reported the same day and within 6 hours as the most common time it takes before they see any improvements in their health  conditions. These times can not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please discuss with your doctor to check how long you need to use Percocet Tablet.